Walker brunneostriata Holloway
Walker, 1865, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 33: 919.
brunneostriata Holloway, 1976: 19, Fig. 130.
Diagnosis. The dull brown forewings with longitudinal dark striation distinguish
this species. The dorsal processes to the valves are more prominent that in most
congeners, and upcurved.
Taxonomic note. The sister-species is L. albistellata Warren from New Guinea and
Buru. This species is larger, darker, the forewing with an irregular white
submarginal. The hindwing is more clearly hyaline over the basal half. The male
genitalia are similar but the uncus, whilst long, is more robust and squared off
Geographical range. Burma; Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.
Habitat preference. On G. Kinabalu singletons were taken at 1050m and
1760m. During the Mulu survey the species was found frequently in upper montane
forest localities on G. Mulu (around 1700-1800m) and once at 250m in rainforest
on the lower slopes of the limestone G. Api.
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