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Eoophyla dendrophila Speidel, Mey & Schulze, [2002]; PED 4

  • Taxonomy

    The holotype of Eoophyla dendrophila Speidel, Mey & Schulze 2002 from Sabah is in the MfNH, Berlin.

  • Description

    Wing length: 15mm (female) and 13mm (male). A handsome and distinctively patterned sp. in contrasting white brown and orange. It has long orange brown tegulae which contrast with the dark brown thorax. The abdomen is mainly fulvous. The falcate HW has a broad fulvous central band and beyond the marginal incision are three marginal eye-spots, two with a white outer ring. There is a marked sexual difference in size, the females being larger. See (Speidel et al., 2002) for figs of the male and female genitalia.

  • Distribution & Habitat

    Sabah. It is uncommon but widely distributed. Lowland & hill primary and secondary forest and disturbed areas; <1230m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

    The sp. shows crepuscular flight activity with a peak in the first two hours after dark (Speidel et al., 2002) and is often recorded in forest canopy samples.

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  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

    Speidel, W., Mey. W., & Schulze C., (2002) Description of a new Eoophyla species from North Borneo with some notes on its biology (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea, Crambidae, Acentropinae). Nachr. ent. Ver. Apollo, Frankfurt, N.F. 22 (4); 215-218.

  • Genitalia

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  • Spare

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(1) Taxonomy, (2) Description, (3) Distribution & Habitat, (4) Life History & Pest Status, (5) Similar spp., (6) Unrelated Look-alikes, (7) References, (8) Genitalia, (9) DNA Barcode, (10) 3D Imaging, (11) Spare