Sarcinodes tornubilatus Sommerer,
Diagnosis. The small size and yellow tone distinguish this species from other
Taxonomic notes. Specimens of tornubilatus have stronger wing markings than the
Himalayan O. debitaria Walker, and, in addition, have major
differences in the valves of the male genitalia. The right valve has the spined
edge of the distal flange straight rather than curved; the left valve has the
corresponding process elongate, produced beyond the apex of the valves rather
than transverse. A specimen from Thailand (slide 8499) has symmetrical genitalia
and probably represents a separate species.
Geographical range. Sumatra, Java, Borneo.
Habitat preference. Of three Bornean specimens seen, two are from lowland
localities and one from upper montane forest.
Biology. The Japanese species S. mongaku Marumo is a member of the
group debitaria: see generic description for notes on its biology.
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