Dandaca columba Walker, 1856, List Specimens lepid. Insects
Colln Br. Mus. 9: 149.
Diagnosis. See the previous species. The basal zone of the forewing is almost
entirely fawn in some specimens. The female forewings are usually paler grey-green
than in the male, the submarginal dark dots more prominent. The species is
unique amongst Bornean congeners in having a pair of well developed coremata on
the male eighth sternite.
Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Thailand, Sundaland and eastwards to
Habitat preference. The species is uncommon in Borneo, taken in a variety
of lowland localities: Labi and Telisai in Brunei; the Segama R. in Sabah;
Badong in Sarawak. Two specimens were taken in upper montane forest at 1600m on
Bukit Retak, Brunei.
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