1858, List
Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 16: 233
Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 19: 845.
The wings are paler pinkish fawn than in scitula, with clearly defined, darker, lunulate
fasciae. The distal margin of the forewing is squarer, with a slight central
angle. The forewing reniform is usually distinctly darker, reddish, and the
subdorsal lunules of the postmedial are also more prominent and darker than the
more anterior ones.
note. The male abdomen and genitalia do not show the generic
features, but no better placement could be found. The eighth sternite is not
bilobed, the V-shaped sclerite is absent from the tegumen, and the juxta is much
more complex. The valves have a costal process, a central ampulla and are
somewhat bilobed apically, but are differently ornamented to typical Dunira,
have basal hair pencils and different setation.
range. Sri Lanka,
Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, New Guinea, Queensland.
preference. Two specimens have been taken from low hills within lowland
forest: 200m on Quoin Hill in Sabah; 300m on G. Santubong in Sarawak.
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