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Hypochrosis binexata Walker
Geometra? binexata Walker, 1862, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 26: 1752.
Plutodes glaucaria Snellen, 1880, Midden Sumatra 4(8): 57.
Patruissa ocellata Warren, 1894, Novit. zool. 1: 448.
Hypochrosis binexata Walker; Holloway, 1976: 76.

Hypochrosis binexata

See Hypochrosis pyrrhophaeata Walker.

Taxonomic notes. H. praeaurata Prout from Sumatra has the hindwing costal zone broadly yellow, but in facies otherwise and in male genitalia is very similar to binexata. Its status needs further investigation.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Thailand.

Habitat preference.
The species is abundant in all lowland forest types except kerangas and occurs also in lower montane forest. It is more likely than congeners to be taken in secondary forest and agricultural areas and also occurs in mangrove.

Biology. The species has been reared from Theobroma cacao (Sterculiaceae; introduced) (unpublished IIE records).

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