View Image Gallery of Family Notodontidae

Fentonia talboti Gaede comb. n
  Stauropus pulverulentus Talbot, 1926, J. Sarawak Mus. 3: 143, junior primary homonym of S.
         pulverulentus Wileman.
     Stauropus talboti
Gaede, 1930: 627.
     Neostauropus talboti
Gaede; Kiriakoff, 1968: 135.
     Fentonia elongata
Holloway, 1976: 57, fig. 373, syn. n., and also junior primary homonym of F.

Fentonia talboti

Fentonia talboti

See Fentonia bipunctus Rothschild.

Taxonomic note. This is probably the montane sister species of bipunctus; the sister species to the pair is the N. E. Himalayan notodontina Rothschild.

Geographical range. Borneo, ?Sumatra (the record of notodontina from Sumatra by Bender & Dierl (1977) may be referable to talboti).

Habitat preference. The holotype female was from G. Murud, Sarawak. The species has been taken mainly in upper montane forest at about 1600 - 1800 m on Bukit Pagon, Bukit Retak and G. Mulu, and also from similar altitudes on G. Kinabalu.

<<Back >>Forward <<Return to Contents page

Copyright Southdene Sdn. Bhd. All rights reserved.