Walker Gen. rev.
species: niveigutta Walker.
This genus is revived from synonymy with Callopistria Hubner as it lacks
the diagnostic features of that genus and has a number of others peculiar to it.
species typically have brown forewings with a medial arrangement of four pale
patches, two at the costa, one centrally with the fourth posterior to it
subdorsally. There is a weaker subapical pale patch associated with the
submarginal and some small subbasal pale spots. The hindwings are medium greyish
or brownish, paler basal to an indistinct postmedial, and with a faint discal
the male abdomen the trifine hair pencils are lacking. The eighth sternite has
well-developed lateral rods. The uncus is long, slender, curved as in Borbotana.
The valves are slender, curved, apically slightly broadened; a corona is
present in chlorocroa Hampson; the harpe is basal, a long slender, curved
spine; there is a subbasal clavus to the sacculus similar to that in Aeologramma.
The tegumen is diagnostically modified into elongate, setose, lateral lobes.
The saccus is long. The aedeagus is strongly sclerotised ventrally only, this
part terminating in a rounded process. The vesica is simple, tubular, very
finely and weakly scobinate.
the female genitalia the ovipositor lobes are rounded. The ductus bursae is
unsclerotised, broadening gradually into the bursa which has a rounded appendix
genus is mainly Sundanian. In addition to the taxa described below, there is one
in Java and two in Sulawesi, all undescribed.
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