Omichlis dimorpha Kiriakoff, 1974: 399; Holloway 1976: 56, fig.
species is variable, the form with the posterior veins of the forewing picked
out in dark brown being unmistakable. Otherwise, the most distinctive features
are the uniformity of the reddish fawn of the forewing, the depth of the wing
and slightly angular distal margin, and the pale yellow reniform.
Taxonomic note. The
genus is most diverse in New Guinea, with a few species in Queensland and the
Bismarcks. The only other Oriental species is rufotincta Hampson (Burma,
N.E. Himalaya, ?Sumatra (Bender & Dierl 1977))
species has been taken infrequently in forested habitats from the lowlands to
about 1500 m. In the Mulu survey it was slightly more frequent in lower montane
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