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Hypomecis cineracea Moore
Astacuda cineracea Moore, 1888, Descr. new Indian lepid. Insects Colln. Atkinson, p. 244.
Alcis decrepitata Wileman, 1911, Entomologist, 44: 344.
Boarmia cineracea Moore; Holloway, 1976: 82.

Hypomecis cineracea

This is the largest species, the wings a uniform warm grey (finely darker striations on a pale ground) with dark brown fasciation and discal marks.

Taxonomic notes. Dr D. Stüning is currently investigating this species and is likely to extend the synonymy.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya to Taiwan, Sumatra and Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species ranges from 500m to 1620m, but is frequent only in the lower montane zone around 1000m.

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