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Bastilla fulvotaenia Guenée
Ophiusa fulvotaenia Guenée, 1852, Hist. Nat. Insectes, Spec. gén. Lépid. 7: 272.
Ophiusa absorpta Warren, 1913, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 3: 330.
Ophiusa contracta Warren, 1913, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 3: 330.
Ophiusa unipuncta Warren, 1913, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 3: 330.
Parallelia fulvotaenia Guenée; Holloway; 1976: 30 Kobes, 1985: 45.

Bastilla fulvotaenia

Diagnosis. The last three species are the largest Bornean members of the genus and have similar facies with a pale medial band to the forewing and a strong paleedged dark spot at the hindwing tornus. The hindwing also has a paler medial band, yellow in fulvotaenia and white in the next two species. The postmedial in the next species is more sinuous posterior to the angle and strongly delineated with white anterior to it.

Diagnosis. See previous species and the next.

Geographical range. Indian Subregion and Taiwan to Lombok, Seram and Buru.

Habitat preference. The species is infrequent to frequent in lowland forest (including secondary forest; Chey, 1994) below 500m, but one specimen has been taken at 1930m on G. Kinabalu.

Biology. The adult is noted as a fruit piercer in Thailand (Bänziger, 1982; Kuroko & Lewvanich, 1993).

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