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Xenochroa biviata Hampson
Carea biviata Hampson, 1905, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 16: 595.
Carea biviata Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 25.
Xenochroa biviata Hampson; Kobes, 1997: 121.


Xenochroa biviata

The forewings are a mixture of rich orange and brown, suffused greyish in places (e.g. towards the forewing apex), and crossed by two oblique, fine, darker fasciae. The forewing apex is slightly falcate.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is infrequent in lowland forest, including heath forest, secondary forest and plantations (Chey, 1994), and has also been recorded as high as 1200m on G. Kinabalu.

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