stat. rev. & comb. n.
 1857, List
Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 13: 1001
macronephra Holloway, 1982: 239, syn. n.
The remaining species have the forewing reniform with the posterior lobe equal
to, or larger than, the anterior one: it is definitely larger in combinans
filled with paler grey or dark brown, rather than with the orange ground-colour.
The species also have two more or less symmetrical setose projections on the
anellar attachment to the aedeagus, a planar juxta that is entire or only weakly
bifid, and valve coremata with the setal bases dark-centred. In combinans
juxta is the more distinctly bifid amongst the four. The lobes of the lamella
postvaginalis in the females are longer than they are basally broad and are
separated by a deep cleft; they are parallel-sided, set close together in combinans.
See also the keys in the generic account.
note. The holotype of combinans is
female but had the abdomen of a male revocans glued on. This led to erroneous synonymy
redescription of the former as macronephra by
Holloway (1982) and recorded thus by Poole (1989) and Nielsen et al. (1996).
range. Sri Lanka,
India, Taiwan, Sundaland, Philippines.
preference. No records have been made in recent surveys, but older material
in BMNH is from Samarinda in the lowlands of Kalimantan.
species was reared in Malaysia by Ms A. Fox (in litt.), who described the larva. It is pale yellow, marked
heavily longitudinally and transversely with black.
host-plant was Hibiscus (Malvaceae).
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