luminosa Cramer, Uitlandsche Kapellen,
luminosa Cramer; Holloway, 1976: 34.
larvae of Ommatophora luminosa
The shape of the ocellar mark of the forewing, rather like an upturned snail, is
the most prominent feature of the distinctive brown and indigo facies.
range. Himalaya and Taiwan to Sundaland.
preference. The species has been recorded from the lowlands to 2110m, but
is more frequent in montane forest.
H.S. Barlow (pers. comm.)
has reared the larva from flowers of Bauhinia (Leguminosae).
It was a mottled and cryptically variegated pinkish brown and had dorsolateral
tubercles on A8 (Plate 28). It pupated in a light cocoon incorporating Bauhinia
petals, the adult emerging 16 days
from the commencement of pupation.
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