Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 24: 1088.
erizesta Turner, 1902, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W.,
This is a paler red species than perilitha, and has the postmedials fainter, more
entire, irregularly lunulate. The submarginal row of dark dashes is particularly
prominent, set within a paler, pinker band (the Indian Subregion species fulva shares this feature but has much more regular, linear fasciae on
the forewing and postmedially on the hindwing).
range. India, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Saleyer, New
Guinea, northern Australia.
preference. The species has not been recorded in recent surveys. The type
material of bracteigutta is from Sarawak, collected by A.R.
Wallace. There is material from near Pontianak in Kalimantan and from
Telong-Siong. It is probably a lowland species.
See the generic account. Common (1990) and Robinson et al. (2001)
recorded the larva as feeding variously on leaves, bark and fruits of the
following host plants: Mangifera (Anacardiaceae); Hevea (Euphorbiaceae);
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