SUBFAMILY CHLOEPHORINI
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Clethrophora angulipennis Prout
Clethrophora angulipennis
Prout, 1924, Bull. Hill. Mus. Witley, 1: 432.
Clethrophora angulipennis Prout; Holloway, 1976: 22; Kobes, 1997: 14.

 


Clethrophora angulipennis


Diagnosis.
The irregularly bifalcate, green forewings with an arcuate submarginal fascia, combined with the rusty reddish (male) or orange (female) hindwings render this species highly distinctive. It has a pale inner edging to the forewing submarginal that distinguishes it from virida and gonophora.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Java, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Habitat preference. This is a montane species, recorded over an altitude range of 1200m to 2600m on G. Kinabalu and from between 1600m and 1700m on Bukit Retak and Bukit Pagon in Brunei. The lowest record was from 900m on G. Api, the only specimen taken during the Mulu survey.

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