FAMILY SPHINGIDAE
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Smerinthulus quadripunctatus Huwe
Smerinthulus quadripunctatus Huwe, 1894, Berl. ent. Zeitschr., 40: 371.
Smerinthulus terranea Butler sensu Rothschild & Jordan, 1903: 300.


Smerinthulus quadripunctatus
(.90 natural size)


Diagnosis.
The ground colour of the forewing is dull reddish yellow in the male, darker and more reddish in the female. There is a dark discal spot and a series of fine, irregular dark fasciae. The excavations of the forewing margin are weak compared to those of related taxa, particularly so in the female (illustrated by Diehl (1980)).

Geographical range. Sundaland.

Habitat preference. Harman (1981) recorded one specimen from lowland forest at 300m and one from upper montane forest on Bukit Retak (1618m), Brunei.

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