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Hypomecis subdetractaria Prout
Boarmia subdetractaria Prout, 1923, Novit. zool., 30: 211.
Boarmia detractaria Walker (praeocc.), 1866, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus.,
35: 385.
Hypomecis subdetractaria sulawesensis Sato, 1990: 201.

Hypomecis subdetractaria

The upperside is a pale, variegated, grey brown and rich brown, with a diffusely darker patch between the hindwing discal spot and the anterior part of the postmedial. The underside is much darker than the upperside, a uniform grey- brown.

Geographical range. Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo; Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. The species is common in most lowland forest types. During the Mulu survey it was particularly common in wet kerangas.

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