Ectropis pais Prout, 1931, Novit. zool. 36:
Ectropis ischnadelpha Prout,
1932, J. fed. Malay States, Mus. 17: 97.
Ectropis ischnadelpha Prout;
Holloway, 1976: 79.
Ectropis pais Prout; Sato, 1992, established synonymy.
Diagnosis. The ground colour is white, the dark brown fasciae clearly defined but
variable in intensity.
Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Philippines
Habitat preference. The species is characteristic of the upper-montane
zone. It was found to be particularly abundant on G. Kinabalu from 1500m to
Biology. Holloway (1976) noted the moth to be found drinking at streams and
gutters at around dusk.
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