Arguda rectilinea Hampson, 1892, Fauna Brit. India, Moths, 1: 414.
Arguda pseudovinata van Eecke, 1929, Zool. Meded. Mus. Leiden, 12: 41,
Arguda rectilinea Hampson; Lajonquière, 1977b: 176 (pseudovinata treated
as distinct species
on p. 178).
Arguda rectilinea indonesiana Lajonquière, 1979, Bull. Soc. ent.
Diagnosis. The two oblique fasciae of the forewing are parallel or
diverge slightly towards the dorsum; in vinata Moore and the next species
they converge. The submarginal is sinuous, crenulate, with paler colour
grading away distad from the dark lunules; in vinata and insulindiana this
line is not crenulate or edged paler, and resembles the other two fasciae.
Taxonomic notes. Dissection of Bornean and Sumatran material has
indicated that the male genitalia are somewhat variable in the shapes of
the cubile processes and thus are probably all attributable to rectilinea.
Javan specimens have only weak scobination in the aedeagus vesica, well
separated ventral process of the cubile, and a subbasal spur to the
triangular lower dorsolateral process; they probably represent a distinct
Geographical range. Burma, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.
Habitat preference. All specimens have been taken in lowland forest in
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