Paectes psaliphora Hampson,
1912, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 11: 110.
Paectes cristatrix Guenee;
Holloway, 1976: 17 (part); Barlow, 1982: 91; misidentifications.
Diagnosis. See P. cristatrix.
Geographical range. Sundaland, Sulawesi, New Guinea to Solomons.
Habitat preference. In the Kinabalu survey several specimens were taken
from 1200 to 1600m, and one has been taken on Bukit Retak, Brunei, at the latter
altitude. A single specimen was taken during the Mulu survey in alluvial forest
at Long Pala.
Biology. The species has been reared from Pometia (Sapindaceae) by M.
Bigger in the Solomons.
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