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Burathema divisa Walker, [1863]; PED 14

  • Taxonomy

    The holoptype of Burathema divisa Walker, 1863 is from Sarawak.

    This is the TS, by monotypy, of Burathema Walker 1863: 19.

    Taxonomic placement uncertain.

    Shaffer pers. comm. (and LepIndex) treats Burathema in the Crambidae: Spilomelinae but it may have been better to retain it in the Crambinae [Note the palpi].

  • Description

    Wing Length: 11mm - 14mm. A distinctive brown and grey sp. FW with a curving diagonal band in white and dark brown running from the middle of the anal margin towards the wing tip. The HW has a dark brown basal line and a dark brown serrate post median line. Note the very long and distinctive porrect palpi.

  • Distribution & Habitat

    W. Malaysia, Sarawak. Primary forest & disturbed areas; <610m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

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  • Similar spp.

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  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

    Walker, F. (1863a [April 18]) Crambites and Tortricites. In List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Coll. B. M., Cat. Lepid. Heterocera. 27: 1-286.

  • Genitalia

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  • DNA Barcode

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  • 3D Imaging

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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