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Ectropis pais Prout 
Ectropis pais Prout, 1931, Novit. zool. 36: 166.
Ectropis ischnadelpha Prout, 1932, J. fed. Malay States, Mus. 17: 97.
Ectropis ischnadelpha Prout; Holloway, 1976: 79.
Ectropis pais Prout; Sato, 1992, established synonymy.

Ectropis pais

The ground colour is white, the dark brown fasciae clearly defined but variable in intensity.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Philippines (Mindanao), Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. The species is characteristic of the upper-montane zone. It was found to be particularly abundant on G. Kinabalu from 1500m to 1930m.

Biology. Holloway (1976) noted the moth to be found drinking at streams and gutters at around dusk.

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