(Pseudaletia) albicosta Moore
Leucania albicosta Moore,
1881, Proc. zoo1. Soc. Lond., 1881: 338.
Leucania nigrilineosa Moore, 1882, Descr. New Indian lepid. Insects Colln. Atkinson, p.
Pseudaletia albicosta Moore; Franclemont, 1951: 64; Calora, 1966: 704; Holloway, 1976:9.
is uniform dull reddish, with fine transverse striae of dark red set uniformly
on a yellowish fawn ground. The reniform is delineated faintly in yellowish
orange, with a white fleck at its posterior extremity.
Subregion, W. China, to Sundaland, Flores and Philippines.
G. Kinabalu albicosta was taken in numbers at 2600m but was recorded in
small numbers at lower altitudes down to 1500m. On G. Mulu a number of
individuals were taken near the summit at 2360m.
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