pyraloides Walker comb. n.
Chuduca pyraloides Walker,
1864, J. Linn. Soc. Lond., Zool. 7: 165.
Gyrtona albodentata Moore,
1882, Descr. new Indian Lepid. Colln Atkinson, p. 165.
Lophoptera kheili Pagenstecher, 1885, Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk.
Diagnosis. The species has dark purplish brown forewings with faint whitish
markings, usually a submarginal row of dots, the subapical one most intense, and
a subdorsal patch at one third (not always present).
Geographical range. India, Burma, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo,
Sulawesi, New Guinea, Bismarcks.
Habitat preference. A single specimen was taken in upper montane forest
on G. Mulu during the Mulu survey, but other Bornean material in the BMNH is
from lowland localities.
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