sumatrana Swinhoe comb. n.
sumatrana Swinhoe, 1920, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9),
calamodes Hampson, 1926, Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae Br. Mus.,
p. 354, syn.
Anomis sumatrana Swinhoe; Holloway, 1976: 37.
This and the next species are very similar, pale brown with a distinctly
angular postmedial on the forewing. In sumatrana
ground colour is slightly more ochreous, and the posterior angle of the
postmedial is less obtuse, more a right-angle; the central section of the
postmedial along CuA1 is straight rather than slightly curved.
preference. The species has been recorded infrequently from forests, with
varying degrees of disturbance, from the lowlands to 1620m, including stunted
hill forest (Bukit Monkobo) and montane scrub on limestone (three specimens from
1500 on G. Api). Chey (1994) recorded the species frequently in secondary forest
and softwood plantations at Brumas in the lowlands of Sabah.
The species has been reared from Rubus in Sumatra (M.D. Sommerer, pers.
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