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Plutodes flavescens Butler 
Plutodes flavescens Butler, 1880, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 6: 223.
Plutodes flavescens Butler; Holloway, 1976: 85.

Plutodes flavescens

This species resembles a large version of the previous four; with a slightly paler yellow ground colour. The distal patch on the forewing does not extend as far towards the dorsum, and both distal patches have the traversing zig-zag clearly defined, more regular, more centrally situated, and associated with a yellowish tinge to the background that pales it to render the zig-zag more conspicuous. In the male genitalia there is a distal serrate flange to the sacculus, and the aedeagus vesica bears only a small basal patch of short cornuti. The bursa in the female is distinguished by a pair of narrow, longitudinal scobinate bands.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Borneo, Sumatra, Java.

Habitat preference. On G. Kinabalu the species was recorded in some frequency in the upper montane zone (1200-1930m). A specimen was taken at 1465m on Bukit Retak, Brunei, and one in lower montane forest at 1000m on G. Mulu.

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