Pterogonia cardinalis Holloway, 1976: 28.
Pterogonia cardinalis Holloway; Kobes, 1997: 67.
Diagnosis. The silver discal triangle with satellite spots at the angles,
amid a striated and speckled pinkish grey ground, render the forewing of this
species unmistakable. Males have a more rounded forewing margin than females,
with the venation modified to support an androconial zone over the dorsal area
of the underside and longer hairs in the cell.
Geographical range. Indian Subregion, Sundaland to New Guinea and
Habitat preference. Only four specimens have been taken in Borneo: in dry
heath forest at Telisai and lowland forest at Labi in Brunei; in alluvial forest
in the G. Mulu National Park; at 1050m in a cultivated area at Kundasan on the
slopes of G. Kinabalu.
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