Carea rubrifusa Hampson, 1905, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 16: 597.
Xenochroa rubrifusa Hampson; Kobes, 1997: 133.
Diagnosis. The forewings are a pale ochreous brown, the hindwings paler,
fawn. The forewing medial zone is paler, bounded by irregular, oblique
antemedial and postmedial fasciae, the former bidentate centrally basad and the
latter unidentate centrally distad, such that the centre of the pale medial band
is twice as broad as the rest. There is also an irregular, pale submarginal
Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.
Habitat preference. The holotype was taken near Sandakan on the east coast
of Sabah. Only one other specimen has been seen, a female from dipterocarp
forest at 170m near the Danum Valley Field Centre.
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