umminia Cramer,  1782, Uitlandsche Kapellen,
subunita Guenée, 1852, Hist. Nat. Insectes, Spec. gén. Lépid.
Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 15: 1552.
Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 15: 1638.
undescribed Lepid. Heterocera p. 108.
falcata Felder, 1874, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara,
Lep. Het.: pl. 115, f. 8.
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.
range. Indo-Australian tropics to New Guinea and Queensland; also on
Guam (see below).
preference. The species is infrequent in forests from the lowlands to
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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