hypocausta Warren stat. rev.
Adelphocrasta hypocausta Warren,
1899, Novit. zool. 6: 62.
Xylinophilla maculata Warren
sensu Holloway, 1976: 75.
Diagnosis. (See Gonodontis clelia).
Taxonomic notes. The species has been treated as a subspecies of maculata Warren
in the past but is best regarded as distinct for the reasons given in the
generic account. In hypocausta the ventral process of the valve is long,
the intermediate spur quadrate.
Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Borneo.
Habitat preference. Never common, hypocausta is found in forested
habitats from the lowlands to 1800m.
Biology. The larva was described by Corbett & Dover (1927, Malay. Agric.
J. 15: 408-4 19). It is dark brown, slender, with pairs of long slender
processes dorsally on A3 and A4 and short ones on A8: there is also a dorsal
spur on A1.
The host-plant was Aleurites moluccana (Euphorbiaceae).
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