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Lophoptera stipata Walker  
Plusia stipata Walker, 1864, J. Linn. Soc. Lond., Zool. 7: 70.

Lophoptera stipata

The forewings are rich brown with a distinctive pattern, the lenticular cream-white submarginal curving round a similarly pale triangular zone basad which is linked by a double, cream-white, oblique bar to the costa; the rich brown basal area of the wing is enclosed by a curved, cream- white fascia.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sulawesi, New Guinea.

Habitat preference. During the Mulu survey the species was taken infrequently in lower and upper montane forest on the transects of both G. Mulu and G. Api, with a singleton from 250m on the lower slopes of the latter. In Brunei one specimen only has been taken, in coastal associations at Seria.

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