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Xyleutes stenoptera Roepke  
   
Xyleutes stenoptera Roepke, 1957: 27; Barlow, 1982: 42.


Xyleutes stenoptera


Diagnosis.
The submarginal and subdorsal darker zone of the forewing is more diffuse than in quarlesi. The valve of the male genitalia is apically more acute.

Taxonomic notes. Roepke indicated that Sumatran material differed from typical Javan specimens, being smaller, brownish rather than greyish, with a weaker pattern. He named this Sumatran form ssp. sumatrana.

Geographical range. Java; Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Habitat preference. During the Mulu survey the species was frequent in lowland forest on limestone, and present in other lowland forests and lower montane forest.

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