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Lymantria sexspinae Holloway  
Lymantria sexspinae
Holloway, 1976: 50.

Lymantria sexspinae

Lymantria sexspinae

Both sexes are a medium, warm, ashy grey with only indistinct fasciation on the forewing. The abdomen is pink. The males have their hindwings a slightly paler grey than that of the forewings.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. The species was described from material taken at 1500m and 1620m on G. Kinabalu, but it has since been recorded from lowland forest in Brunei.

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