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Talariga capacior Walker
Talariga capacior Walker, 1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 15: 1634.


Talariga capacior

Talariga capacior

. There is some sexual dimorphism, with males being a variegated dark brownish green and females a dull pale green. The darker markings show up much more closely on the latter: fine, very irregular fasciae; a large forewing reniform; subapical and subtornal groups of sagittate marks on the forewing submarginal, the subapical group with brown shading between it and the margin.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Java, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, N.E. Himalaya, Vietnam (A. Zilli, pers. comm.), Philippines.

Habitat preference. Only three Bornean specimens have been seen, from Kretam on the coast of Sabah, from lowland forest at 30-60m in the Labi area of Brunei and from the Pontianak area of Kalimantan.

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