Panacra malayana Rothschild & Jordan
Panacra malayana Rothschild & Jordan, 1903: 537.
Diagnosis. See Panacra dohertyi
Rothschild and Panacra automedon
Walker. The forewing margin is more
excavate between the apex and central angle; the pale subapical zig-zag is
Geographical range. Sundaland.
Habitat preference. The species has only been noted in the lowlands. It is
Biology. The larva was described and illustrated by Dupont & Roepke
(1941). Newly hatched, the larva is pale green with a straight red horn.
In the fourth instar
it is either pale green with three dorsal dark green bands, or greyish
brown with a broad dark brown dorsal area, the horn pale red or blackish
brown with a grey tip respectively. The ocellar markings are black, ringed
The host-plant recorded (Dupont & Roepke) was Curculigo (Hypoxidaceae).
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