dilutalis Snellen, 1884, Tijdschr. Ent.,
This is a small species with a straw ground colour and pattern typical of the
genus in medium to dark brown. There is a series of fasciae basal to the
submarginal on the forewing upperside, but only the latter is evident on the
underside. The hindwing has a series of three or four rather diffuse bands in
its distal half, with two represented on the underside. The next species is very
similar, so the genitalia may need examination. The male genitalia of dilutalis
the uncus slightly longer, and the valves have a definite lateral lobe
centrally. In females, dilutalis has a more elongate and scobinate corpus bursae.
range. Java, Borneo, ?Christmas I..
preference. All five Bornean specimens seen are from disturbed lowland
localities, all near the coast: two from Sandakan in Sabah; two from Labuan I.;
one from secondary and coastal vegetation at Mumong in Brunei.
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