Calymera metaphaea Hampson comb. n.
Carea metaphaea Hampson, 1912,
Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus., 11: 558.
Carea loxoscia Prout, 1932, Bull. Hill Mus. Witley, 4: 265, syn.
Prout, 1932, Ibid., 4: 266, syn.
Carea proutiae Roepke, 1935, Zool. Meded. Leiden, 18: 273,
Roepke, 1935, Zool. Meded. Leiden, 18: 274,
Prout; Kobes, 1997: 101.
Diagnosis. See the previous species.
note. The facies and male genitalia of
the taxa brought into synonymy are very similar. The specimens illustrated as
this species by Kobes (1997) have more uniform reddish forewings and probably
represent another species.
Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Java.
Habitat preference. The species is infrequent in lowland and lower montane
forest. Chey (1994) took several specimens in plantation and secondary forest in
the lowlands of Sabah.
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