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Xenochroa argentipuncta Holloway
Carea diagona argentipuncta Holloway, 1976: 27.
Xenochroa argentipuncta Holloway; Kobes, 1997: 124.


Xenochroa argentipuncta

This is a small species with rich rufous fawn forewings distinguished by a diffuse, oblique dark brown band extending to the apex from the subbasal angle of the dorsum. There is a submarginal row of blackish dots that become increasingly invested with silvery grey towards the apex.

Taxonomic note. Kobes (1997) indicated this species was distinct from
diagona Hampson (N.E. Himalaya, Peninsular Malaysia).

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. The species is uncommon but occurs in lowland dipterocarp forest and montane forest to as high as 1620m.

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