FAMILY SPHINGIDAE
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Eurypteryx shelfordi Rothschild & Jordan
Eurypteryx shelfordi Rothschild & Jordan, 1903: 813.


Eurypteryx shelfordi (Sumatra)
(.65 natural size)


Diagnosis.
The moth is rather uniform rich brown, the forewing more yellowish than the hindwing. The discal spot is white, varying from weak to prominent and double. The submarginal is diffuse, greyish, arcuate from the apex to the centre, obscure posteriorly.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. The species is extremely rare in lowland areas, only three specimens being known from Borneo.

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