SUBFAMILY ARIOLICINI
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Titulcia meterythra Hampson
Titulcia meterythra Hampson, 1905, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 16: 603.
Titulcia meterythra Hampson; Kobes, 1997: 47.

 


Titulcia meterythra (Peninsular Malaysia)


Diagnosis.
This species breaks with the theme of the previous three, the forewings having a large, squarish, dark brown patch flanked by white bands and then, at the base and the distal margin, golden brown zones. The hindwings are brown.

Taxonomic note. The aedeagus vesica is similar to that of confictella.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimen seen is the holotype from Pulo Laut, a low-lying island at the south east of Borneo.

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