perilitha Hampson, 1926, Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae,
This is the smallest and darkest member of the genus in Borneo. The facies is
much as in vivida and muluensis except
the medial is not evident, and the postmedial is irregular, darkly punctate,
particularly on the hindwing where the dots are invested with slightly raised,
coppery scales and have a rather sinuous course with enlargement towards the
dorsum. This feature also occurs in vivida and
the spots do not increase so strongly towards the dorsum. The orange bands on
the wings are tinged brownish.
range. Borneo, S. India, Philippines, ?Buru.
preference. Five specimens have been taken in recent surveys in forested
and disturbed lowland habitats: Kuching in Sarawak; Labi (30-60m) and the Ulu
Temburong (300m) with dipterocarp forest, and Seria with coastal forest in
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