ferruginea Hampson comb. n.
Stictoptera ferruginea Hampson,
1905, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 16: 535.
Lophoptera sordida Warren,
1914, Novit. zool. 21: 416, syn. n.
Diagnosis. See Diascoides metaphaea Walker comb.
Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Sundaland.
Habitat preference. During recent surveys the species has only been taken
in montane habitats: upper montane forest on G. Mulu and Bukit Pagon, and lower
montane forest on G. Api. However, the type locality is Pulo Laut and specimens
are also known from Singapore and Lebong Tandai in Sumatra, all lowland
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