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Tridrepana flava Moore 
Tridrepana flava Moore, 1879, Desc. new Indian lepid. Insects Colln Atkinson, p. 84.
Tridrepana flava sspp. contracta, unita Watson, 1957: 495-6.
Tridrepana flava Moore; Holloway, 1976: 93.

Tridrepana flava

This is the largest Bornean species, bright yellow, distinguished by a dark bar running from the falcate apex through the submarginal to just distal to the postmedial over the posterior half of the wing. The discal spots are black dots rather than pale.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Taiwan; Sundaland, (ssp. contracta); Sulawesi (ssp. unita).

Habitat preference. The species is infrequent in forests from the lowlands to about 2000m.

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