The Serrodes Guenée group
View Image Gallery of The Serrodes Guenée group

Avatha rufiscripta Hampson comb. n.
Athyrma rufiscripta Hampson, 1926, Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae, p. 177.
Athyrma rufiscripta
Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 34.
Pseudathyrma rufiscripta Hampson; Kobes, 1985: 52.

Avatha rufiscripta

The forewing has some resemblance to that of uloptera but lacks the transverse brown band, has the antemedial black area oblique and edged creamy white distally, and has the postmedial black area much wider. Females tend to be greyer, with the black markings less extensive.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo. 

Habitat preference. All records are from lowland forest, many from heath forest, except for one from 1465m on Bukit Retak.

<<Back >>Forward <<Return to Content Page

Copyright © Southdene Sdn. Bhd. All rights reserved.