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A colourful arctiidae moth. Black body with two yellow bands, with two blue bands between. Opaque black wings with yellow markings, with a splash of blue along the leading edge of the forewing.
Adjacent to a small stream. Altitude 900m.
I suspect that this is a Javan sub-species, as it does not follow exactly the diagnosis offered by ‘Moths of Borneo’ (vol6). Chiefly, quote ‘There is a single, elongate yellow patch in the most posterior space of the forewing, indented posteriorly where that of the previous species is divided by a black band’. On this specimen the yellow band is bloken.
Spotted on Mar 1, 2014
Submitted on Mar 1, 2014
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