1779, Uitl. Kapellen 2:109.
Jordan, 1939, Novit. Zool., 41: 287. (Subspecies described and
Geographical range. Old World tropics.
Habitat preference. No specimens from Borneo have been seen so the
presence of lotrix needs confirmation.
Biology. The larva in Fiji is lemon-yellow with black and orange patterning. The
dorsal stripe of pale colour is broken by pairs of black bands that contain an
orange band. The flanks, are broadly pale with two dark spots and an oblique
orange-brown bar on each segment. The head is pale tan.
The host-plants are Crotalaria species particularly, but also
other Leguminosae, and Sevastopulo (1938) recorded Dahlia (Compositae).
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