flavipicta Hampson, 1926, Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae,
This species is similar to inconclusa but more distinctly variegated into pale orange and
reddish brown, the paler patches being basal and at the reniform on the forewing
and in the margins of all wings. The most distinctive feature is a pale yellow
subtornal spot on the hindwing. There is obscure blackish fasciation. The
specimen from Paku [Joicey material - illustrate] has the wings more extensively
orange, but the yellow spot on the hindwing is present.
note. The male eighth segment has the sternite strongly modified,
with the anterior margin reduced to a narrow sclerotised strip that supports
large coremata at each end. The valves of the genitalia each have single,
slender, rather dendritic processes that show bilateral asymmetry. The aedeagus
is slender, sinuous; the vesica is very small.
range. Borneo, Sumatra.
preference. Only four specimens have been seen, the holotype labelled just
from Borneo, and specimens from Bidi and Paku in the lowlands of Sarawak.
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