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Microblepsis leucosticta Hampson
Drepana leucosticta Hampson, 1895, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond., 1895: 287.
  Microblepsis leucosticta Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 93.

Microblepsis leucosticta

The species is somewhat similar to Albara hollowayi but a much paler grey with white fasciae: the tip of the forewing is also diagnostically white.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, S. China, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra (ZSM), Borneo.

Habitat preference. This is a rare montane species, known only from three specimens: 1200m and 1930m on G. Kinabalu; 1790m on G. Mulu.

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