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Arctornis flora Swinhoe comb. n.  
    Leucoma flora
Swinhoe, 1903, Trans. ent. Soc. London, 1903: 383.

Arctornis flora

This and the next species have similar fine reticulated brown marking on the forewing, but in flora the medial zone is darker, whereas in florella it is paler. A long areole is present in the Rs system, and the valve costa has a diagnostic subbasal process rather than a central angular projection.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. All records have been from lowland forest: the species is uncommon.

Biology. The species has been reared from a larva on Durio (Bombacaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia (unpublished IIE records).

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