dialitha Hampson comb. n.
dialitha Hampson, 1926, Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae,
The facies has elements of that of rotundata and of the next species. The series of white flecks
associated with the finely zig-zag blackish postmedials on both fore- and
hindwings is pronounced, particularly in females. The submarginals are highly
irregular and have black areas within their several indentations basad. The male
genitalia are described in the diagnosis of rotundata
note. The general facies and male abdomen are typical of Corsa
totally unlike those of Pangrapta.
preference. The species is only known from five specimens: the holotype
female from Sandakan on the coast of Sabah; a female from near Pontianak in the
lowlands of Kalimantan; two males from Tenom in the lowlands of Sabah; a male
from a roadside at 100m in logged dipterocarp forest near the Danum Valley Field
>>Forward <<Return to Content Page