“Aquita” acontioides Walker
Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6: 118.
The wings are white, the forewings with marginal
and costal dark grey-brown areas as illustrated. These include raised satiny
white scales along the postmedial fascia, and at and beyond the distal extremity
of the costal area.
male genitalia have an extensive and rather distally laced harpe
with a rugose dorsal edge. The female genitalia have short apophyses, a very
long and narrow ductus, and a pyriform corpus bursae that contains two
longitudinal bands of scobination.
Borneo, Sumatra (van Eecke, 1926), Nias,
Philippines, Java, Bali, Sumbawa, Sri Lanka; recorded from Nepal and Vietnam by
the Budapest group.
This is a rare lowland species,
only two specimens being taken in recent surveys: from the coast of Brunei at
Kampong Kapok and from alluvial forest at the foot of G. Mulu.
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