Stictoptera paranthyala Holland,
1900, Novit. zool. 7: 565.
Diagnosis. See Lophoptera tripartita
Swinhoe. L. paranthyala is more brightly
coloured than its mainland Asian sister-species, anthyalus Swinhoe. The
zone between the reniform and forewing postmedial is yellow rather than grey.
Taxonomic note. As both anthyalus and paranthyala fly together in Sumatra
(Heterocera Sumatrana material in the care of Dr L.W.R. Kobes), they are treated
here as good species, rather than the latter as a subspecies of the former.
Geographical range. Sundaland, Buru.
Habitat preference. The species appears to be scarce but has been taken
in a wide range of lowland habitats from dry heath forest to coastal, alluvial
and hill dipterocarp forest types.
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