mediorufa Hampson comb. n.
mediorufa Hampson, 1894, Fauna Br. India, Moths,
sada Swinhoe, 1903, Fasc. Malay. Zool.,
1: 79, syn.
Capnodes brunnea Swinhoe, 1906, Ann.
Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 17: 550, syn. n.
Ugia mediorufa Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 38.
The wings are a dark, rather olivaceous brown, obscurely marked except for a
medial band of creamy white variably suffused with rufous orange and black. This
band broadens from the dorsum to the costa by virtue of the sinuous course of
its distal border.
note. The taxa sada and brunnea are
represented by their holotype females only; both agree in facies and genitalia
range. N.E. Himalaya, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.
preference. Bornean material consists of four specimens: one each from
regenerated alluvial and hill dipterocarp forest at 50m and 160m at the foot of
G. Mulu; one from stunted hill forest at 900m on G. Monkobo, Sabah; one from
1620m on G. Kinabalu.
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