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Targalla apicifascia Hampson comb. rev.  
Eutelia apicifascia
Hampson, 1894, Fauna of British India, Moths 2: 394.
Targalla apicifascia Hampson; Swinhoe, 1902, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 10: 496.
Eutelia mediofusca Bethune-Baker, 1906, Novit. zool. 13: 228, syn. n.
Phlegetonia apicifascia Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 17.

Targalla apicifascia

This species is medium greyish brown, the forewing with a slightly darker medial zone in which the orbicular stigma is picked out pale; the subapical costal triangle is bordered basally by a double cream line, one component of which is the anterior part of the postmedial. The male genitalia are distinctive with the valves reduced, slender, tapering, strongly upcurved at the apex. The male antennae are weakly bipectinate.

Geographical range. Indo-Australian tropics to Solomons; the sister species barbara Robinson flies in Fiji and Samoa.

Habitat preference. The species has been taken infrequently in both lowland and upper montane forests.

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