Miscellaneous Genera I
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Brontypena ochrocuprea Pagenstecher stat. rev.
Corcobara ochrocuprea Pagenstecher, 1894, Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk., 47: 39, 48.
Corcobara longipennis Swinhoe, 1902, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist (7), 9: 86.
Brontypena eximia Pagenstecher sensu Holloway, 1976: 37.

Brontypena ochrocuprea

Diagnosis. See the generic account; the labial palps are unusually long. The forewings have a dead leaf pattern and shape reminiscent of that of the very much larger Phyllodes Boisduval species; some variants have irregular areas of pale yellow at the dorsum. However, the hindwings lack any flash coloration, being a uniform brown grey except towards the costa, which is pale.

Taxonomic note. The synonymy of this species with the type species by Poole (1989) is erroneous: eximia has a yellow hindwing with a narrow dark brown border.

Geographical range. Sundaland.

Habitat preference. Four specimens were taken in alluvial and wet heath forest types along the course of the S. Melinau during the Mulu survey, none above 200m. However, one was taken at 1930m on G. Kinabalu. There is also older material from Samarinda in the lowlands of Kalimantan.

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