albopunctata Semper comb. n.
albopunctata Semper, 1901, Reis. Phil. Schmett.,
albopunctata Semper; Holloway, 1976: 38.
The dark brown grey wings, with the fasciae picked out by a series of
black-edged white dots, are distinctive as described in the generic account.
Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia (Bänziger, 1982), Sumatra, Bali, ?Sulawesi.
preference. This is a rare species, with only four specimens recorded: from
Bidi in the lowlands of Sarawak; two from 1618m on Bukit Retak in Brunei: and
from 2110m on G. Kinabalu.
Bänziger (1982) considered the adult potentially to be a fruit-piercer because
of tongue modification typical of this habit.
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