eubapta Hampson, 1926, Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae,
The pale yellow forewings have distinctive rosy brown shading and markings,
particularly an angled but obscure medial band that is roughly parallel to the
lunulate, pale yellow antemedial and postmedial fasciae (the latter slightly
more bilobed distad in the holotype, a female); there are also marginal lunules
of the ground colour that are larger at the centre of the straight part of
the distal margin between the apex and an angle at one third from the tornus.
The hindwings are a uniform rosy brown. The labial palps are upcurved.
note. “Tipasa” subrosea Pagenstecher (Seram, New Guinea, Bismarcks) is
similar in facies but, in the male genitalia, has a more slender uncus,
narrower, more rounded saccular processes to the valves, and a shorter, broader
preference. The holotype is from Pulo Laut, a low-lying island at the south
of Borneo. Three further specimens have been collected in recent surveys in
Brunei, two from lowland dipterocarp forest at 300m in the Ulu Temburong, and
one from swamp forest at 15m at Badas (Daerah Belait).
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