TRIBE BOLETOBIINI
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Panilla poliochroa Hampson 
Panilla poliochroa Hampson, 1914, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 13: 209.


Panilla poliochroa


Diagnosis
. This is a smaller, paler, more speckled species than homospila, but with similar markings, though the hindwing postmedial is somewhat obscure.

Taxonomic note. The male genitalia are slender, broader, more robust than is typical for Panilla, particularly the valves which have spined processes near the base of the costa and sacculus as well as simple spines near the apex of each. There are also differences in the eighth segment of the abdomen, the tergite being broader and the sternite deeper, though of the boletobiine type.

Geographical range. Borneo, Philippines, Taiwan.

Habitat preference. The holotype was taken in the vicinity of G. Marapok in Sarawak. There are two further specimens from 85 miles above (upstream from?) Pontianak in Kalimantan, and two specimens from Sandakan on the coast of Sabah. This is probably a lowland species.

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