terranea Butler, 1876, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1876: 310.
Smerinthulus brooksi Clark, 1930, Proc. New Engl. zool.
Club., 12; 27, syn. n.
Cypa pallens duponti Roepke, Dupont & Roepke, 1941: 25, syn. n
pallens brooksi Clark; Diehl, 1980: 28
Diagnosis. See Cypa decolor
Walker. Some specimens have greyish
forewings, rather than greenish brown ones (e.g. as illustrated by Diehl
(1980)); these may be faded.
Taxonomic notes. The male genitalia of brooksi illustrated by Jordan
(1931:242) are very similar to those of terranea from Borneo: the
setose process on the valve is slightly larger and the spines on the
aedeagus apex are less developed than in Bornean specimens. Nevertheless
the taxa are undoubtedly conspecific. Diehl (1980) subordinated duponti to
Geographical range. Sundaland.
Habitat preference. This is probably a rare lowland species but the
specimen taken on the Mulu survey was from lower montane forest on
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