mesostipa Hampson, 1926, Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae, p. 582.
Diagnosis. See the generic account. The species is
darker than M. mopsa and has generally less excavate forewing margins and
a prominent, lunulate, white orbicular stigma.
Geographic range. N.E. Himalaya, Peninsular Malaysia,
Habitat preference. A single specimen has been
recorded from a Pinus caribaea plantation in the lowlands of Sabah near
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