sundensis Hampson, 1926, Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae, p. 107.
Diagnosis. The forewings are distinctive ochreous
brown-grey with white spots; the hindwings have a more rosy
Taxonomic note. T. sundensis and T.
quadrimaculatus Walker (Indian Subregion to S.E. Asian peninsula) are very
closely related. Males of sundensis have a deeper, shorter uncus and a
larger bifid (rather than triangular) distal flap to the valve. Females have
the ostium in a slightly more pronounced, deeper cleft, with a more definite
triangular pocket just posterior to the cleft.
Geographical range. Bali, Lombok,
Sumbawa, Pulo Laut, Sulawesi.
Habitat preference. The only Bornean material seen
is from Pulo Laut, a low-lying island at the south-east of Borneo;
the species may favour a climate with a more pronounced dry season.
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