Miscellaneous Genera I
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Platyja umminia Cramer 
Phalaena umminia Cramer, [1780] 1782, Uitlandsche Kapellen, 3: 137.
Sympis subunita Guenée, 1852, Hist. Nat. Insectes, Spec. gén. Lépid. 7: 344.
Cotuza drepanoides Walker, 1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 15: 1552.
Ginaea removens Walker, 1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 15: 1638.
Ophisma trajecta Walker, 1869, Characters undescribed Lepid. Heterocera p. 108.
Hulodes falcata Felder, 1874, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara, Lep. Het.: pl. 115, f. 8.

Platyja umminia

Diagnosis. This is a medium brown species with strongly falcate forewings. The fasciation is finely darker, the postmedial looped in the manner typical of this and the next genus. In about half of specimens seen the apical parts of the loop encloses two blotches of creamy white or dull red that have darker rings within them. The legs of the male bear paler, more ochreous hair pencils.

Geographical range. Indo-Australian tropics to New Guinea and Queensland; also on Guam (see below).

Habitat preference. The species is infrequent in forests from the lowlands to 1790m.

Biology. The adults have been recorded as piercing fruit in Thailand (Bänziger, 1982; Kuroko & Lewvanich, 1993) and Guam (Schreiner, 1991). The record from Annona muricata (Annonaceae) from Yunus & Ho (1980) in Robinson et al. (2001) may also be of this nature.

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