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Medanella Kiriakoff

Medanella subterminalis Kiriakoff  
Medanella subterminalis
Kiriakoff, 1974: 401.

Medanella subterminalis

Medanella subterminalis

This is one of the smallest Bornean notodontids. The male forewings are dark brown with faint longitudinal paler zones, a dash at the reniform and an irregular, dark submarginal line that is sometimes absent. The female is larger, greyer, with the submarginal line expanded centrally into an irregular, dark triangle.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Borneo, ?Peninsular Malaysia (specimen in collection of H.S. Barlow not examined closely).

Habitat preference. The species has been taken rarely in lowland dipterocarp forest of Brunei and Sarawak.

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