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Erpis macularis Walker, [1863]; PED 10

  • Taxonomy

    The holotype of Erpis macularis Walker, 1863a: 133 is from Borneo.

    E. pacificalis Hampson, 1912b: 165 from Japan (Bonin Is.) is the only other member of this genus but it is probably misplaced in Erpis.

  • Description

    Wing Length: 9.5mm. A distinctive species with a leopard-skin pattern in purplish brown and cream on its FW. The HW is uniformly pale brown with a white line on the long fringes. See RTS (1994: 171) who refer to its compact labial palps.

  • Distribution & Habitat

    W. Malaysia, Sabah, Brunei, Sarawak, Indonesia (Java). Lowland to lower montane forest including primary canopy; <1000m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

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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.

    [RTS] (1994): 171, pl.29, fig.1.

  • Genitalia

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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