View Image Gallery of Tribe Ophiusini

Rectipalpula billeti Joannis comb. rev. 
Rectipalpula billeti Joannis, 1900, Bull. Soc. ent. Fr., 1900: 280.
Oxyodes billeti Joannis; Holloway, 1976: 40.

Rectipalpula billeti

The facies of fore- and hindwings renders this species unmistakable; see the generic description.

Geographical range. N. India, Vietnam, Thailand, Sundaland, Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. Frequent over an altitude range from sea-level to about 2000m, the species has been recorded from forested, disturbed and cultivated areas. In contrast with Oxyodes scrobiculata, it was recorded mostly in the of both logged and undisturbed forest in the vicinity of the Danum Valley Field Centre (S.J. Willott data).

<<Back <<Return to Content Page

Copyright © Southdene Sdn. Bhd. All rights reserved.