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Lophoptera leucostriga Hampson  
Stictoptera leucostriga Hampson, 1905, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 16: 535.
Lophoptera leucostriga Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 19.

Lophoptera leucostriga

The species is somewhat similar to L. illucida Walker in having a semicircular pale zone on the centre of the forewing dorsum; this is rufous in leucostriga but usually dark brown, rarely rufous, in illucida. It is smaller and can be distinguished from illucida most reliably by the lenticular creamwhite marking centrally, submarginally.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference.
The species is found infrequently in a range of forest types, possibly with the exception of heath forest, from the lowlands to 2000m.

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