SUBFAMILY HERMINIINAE
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Bertula insignifica Rothschild
     Bertula insignifica Rothschild, 1920, J. fed. Malay St. Mus., 8: 126.

Adrapsa murina Rothschild, 1920, Ibid., 8: 124, syn. n.
 

Bertula insignifica
Figure 128


Diagnosis.
This is a small species, the wings a rather uniform medium greenish brown, that is probably part of the micealis group. The forewing markings are obscure, but there is a finer paler postmedial, dark-edged, more or less straight, that runs transversely across. Basal to it is a paler zone that extends basad to a more distinct antemedial that runs obliquely, being more basal at the costa than at the dorsum. The centre of this paler medial zone is diffusely darker, and there is a faintly defined reniform stigma.

Taxonomic note. The holotype of murina appears identical to that of insignifica and is therefore assigned as a junior synonym despite page priority because of the incorrect generic combination. Poole (1989) following the arrangement in the BMNH curation, placed leucopis Hampson (China) as a synonym of insignifica (followed by Lödl (1999e)), but this taxon is conspecific with the next species (see below).

Geographical range. Sumatra, Java, Borneo.

Habitat preference. Only old material has been located, and all specimens are female. There are two without precise data from G. Marapok in Sabah, and two from Bidi in the lowlands of Sarawak.

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