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Tamba ionomera Hampson
Tamba ionomera Hampson, 1926, Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae, p. 549.

Tamba ionomera

. This is one of the larger species, having a pale fawn ground colour to the wings, with strong, double postmedial fasciae that separate off darker mauve and brown marginal areas except for elliptical zones of the ground colour at each tornus. The forewing postmedial is strongly angled.

Geographical range. Philippines, Borneo, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia (Barlow Colln), Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. Only two specimens have been taken during recent surveys, both from lowland forest in Brunei: at 60m in Ulu Belait and 300m in Ulu Temburong. There is also a specimen without precise data from G. Marapok in Sabah.

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