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Peratophyga venetia Swinhoe
Peratophyga venetia Swinhoe, 1902, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist.(7), 9: 416.

Peratophyga venetia

The wings are equally divided into a distal dull greyish brown border, and a basal fawn hyaline zone, irregularly irrorated with brown.

Geographical range. Sundaland, Philippines, Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. The species is mostly found in lowland forest, including heath forest types, but has been taken also less frequently in lower montane forest up to 1200m.

Biology. The moth has been recorded as visiting the dung-ridden dirt in the abode of domesticated mammals (Bänziger, 1983).

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