View Image Gallery of Tribe Thinopterygini

Stalagmia guttaria Gray
Phalaena guttaria Gray, 1832, in Griffith, Animal Kingdom Baron Cuvier, suppl. Additions
      each Order, 15: 792.
Naxa tenera Walker, 1865, List Specimens lepid Insects Colln Br. Mus., 32: 378.

Stalagmia guttaria

Diagnosis. See the generic description. There is slight sexual dimorphism, the females having the grey patches larger, with the postmedial ones set more basally on the wing.

Taxonomic notes. Males from Sumatra and Java have the spots in the postmedial rows smaller, more even in size.

Geographical range. Sundaland.

Habitat preference. All records have been from lowland forest.

<<Back <<Return to Contents page

Copyright © Southdene Sdn. Bhd. All rights reserved.