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Zamarada eogenaria Snellen  
Phorodesma eogenaria Snellen, 1881, Tijdschr. Ent. 24: 78.
Zamarada cosmiaria Swinhoe, 1893, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist (6), 12: 155.
Zamarada eogenaria Snellen; Holloway, 1976: 83.

Zamarada eogenaria

This and the next two species differ from those of the previous group in the greener hyaline areas and more reddish borders of the wings. The female genitalia have the ductus and basal part of the bursa contiguous, narrow. In the male genitalia this and the next species have a slender digitate process on the interior of the ventral portion of the valve (much longer in nesiotica). The aedeagus vesica is more coarsely scobinate in eogenaria.

Taxonomic note. Sundanian specimens resemble the nominate subspecies in size and colour and ssp. cosmiaria in structure of the male genitalia (Fletcher, 1974).

Geographical range. Sulawesi, Sundaland; India, Burma (ssp. cosmiaria).

Habitat preference. The few specimens seen are mainly from lowland forest, but one was taken at 1200m on G. Kinabalu.

Biology. The species has been reared from cocoa (Theobroma, Sterculiaceae) in Sabah (unpublished IIE records).

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