SUBFAMILY HERMINIINAE
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Simplicia bimarginata Walker
     Culicula bimarginata Walker, 1864, J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 178.
    Simplicia infausta Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara, Lep: pl. 120: 95.

 

Simplicia bimarginata
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Diagnosis.
See the previous species.

Taxonomic note. The species is very similar to moorei Swinhoe (marginata Moore, praeocc.; Indian Subregion to Taiwan and Singapore), but sympatry in Singapore was suggested to preclude synonymy (Holloway, 1982). However, the differences noted are very minor, and possibly within the variability of a single species. Kononenko & Pinratana (2005) recorded both taxa from Thailand.

Geographical range. Singapore, Sumatra (Lödl, 1999e), Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. See under rufa above.

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