sita Felder & Rogenhofer
Focilla sita Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara,
pl. 120 fig. 40: 499.
salsoma Swinhoe, 1902, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7),
Hyposemansis xyrina Kobes, 1985, Heterocera Sumatrana 2:
The wings are rather elongate with irregular margins, that of the forewing
angled, slightly concave on each side of the angle, resembling somewhat species
However, the facies is more uniform than in Lacera,
a pale brown with obscure, finely zig-zag fasciation, and characteristic small
white lunules associated with the forewing submarginal. The underside is similar
to the upperside.
range. Sulawesi, Borneo, Sumatra, Nias.
preference. Only four specimens have been taken in recent surveys, one
in coastal forest and open habitat at Seria in Brunei
and three (Chey, 1994) in softwood
plantation and secondary forest at Brumas in the lowlands of Sabah. There are
older specimens without precise data from near Pontianak in Kalimantan, Brunei,
G. Marapok and (type material of salsoma) the Kinabalu area. Sumatran localities are in the
lowlands but material seen from N. Sulawesi is from the vicinity of 1000m.
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