caustiplaga Hampson, 1896, Fauna Br. India, Moths 4:
Erde, 11: 224.
See the generic description. The mauve-grey wings with rufous, rather lunulate
submarginal marks, edged intensely by a double black arc and containing white
wedges, are unmistakable.
range. Thailand (VK), Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sulawesi.
preference. The species is rare, five specimens being from lowland
localities, all forested: one from alluvial forest at 70m in the G. Mulu
National Park; three from 300m in the Ulu Temburong of Brunei; one from the
Segama river in the vicinity of the Danum Valley Field Centre in Sabah. However,
there is a fifth specimen from 1618m on Bukit Retak.
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