spumifera Warren stat. rev.
Iodis spumifera Warren, 1898, Novit zool., 5: 235.
Iodis subtractata ab. spumifera Warren; Prout, 1934, Gross-Schmett.
Diagnosis. This is a slightly larger and paler
species than the previous one, with the medial zone of green on the wings
broader, on the hindwing more oblique.
Taxonomic notes. The species is distinct from subtractata
in both facies (see above) and male genitalia. In the latter, subtractata
has the valve apex more acute and the oblique groove more curved. The margin
of the eighth sternite is setose, obtusely cleft in spumifera, unmodified
Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Bali.
Habitat preference. In recent surveys singletons have been
taken in upper montane forest at 1760 on G. Kinabalu and in lower montane forest
at 1000m on G. Mulu.
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