Anuga deleta Hampson, 1891, Illustr. typical Specimens Lepid.
Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 16, 81;
[INDIA] Nilgiri district, s. slopes, 3000ft,
hereby designated LECTOTYPE.
Anigraea deleta Hampson; Gaede, 1937.
Diagnosis. The species is similar to mediifascia Hampson but the angle to
the forewing postmedial is nearer the costa, and the entire basal zone of the
forewing is usually paler than the rest up to an oblique boundary. The spines
on the male 8th sternite are half the length of those of mediifascia and
the coremata evert over a greater length; the saccus is diagnostically slender
over the distal half.
Geographical range. Indian subregion, Burma, Borneo, Java, New Guinea.
Habitat preference. This is probably a lowland species, with three
specimens seen from Bidi, Sarawak, and one from Seria on the coast of Brunei.
species has been reared from Mangifera (Anacardiaceae) in Java (data on
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