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Ocinara albicollis Walker 
Naprepa albicollis Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) 6: 171.

Ocinara varians Walker sensu Holloway, 1976: 86, corrected by Holloway (1982: 189).
Ocinara albicollis Walker; Dierl, 1978: 234.


Ocinara albicollis
(natural size)


Diagnosis.
This is very similar to the next species but has a single, incurved process on each side of the furculum instead of this being more basal, flexed outwards and joined by a much smaller, more distal one. The moth tends to be larger and a pinker tone than bifurcula.

Geographical range. Indian Subregion, China, S.E. Asia, Sundaland.

Habitat preference. The species has been most frequently encountered in lower and upper montane forest but has been taken on occasions in the lowlands.

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