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Monocerotesa strigata Warren
Chiasmia strigata Warren, 1893, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1893: 412.
Chiasmia strigata commissa Prout, 1932, J. fed. Malay States Mus., 17: 80.

Monocerotesa strigata

The wings are yellow, finely striated and blotched with dark brown. The forewing discal spot is prominent.

Taxonomic notes. Bornean specimens are somewhat smaller than Himalayan ones. In the male genitalia the apex of the valve is less produced, angled rather than straight ventrally, and the saccular spur is shorter, less sclerotised.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya; Borneo (ssp. commissa).

Habitat preference. The species is frequent in alluvial and dipterocarp forests at low elevations, particularly that on limestone during the Mulu survey. There have been no records from kerangas heath forest.

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