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Ramila acciusalis Walker, [1859]; PED 9

  • Taxonomy

    The holotype of Margaronia acciusalis Walker, 1859: 977 was collected by Wallace from Sarawak. It is in the NHM.

    Also recorded from Sarawak by Moulton (1912: 249).

  • Description

    Wing Length: 9.5mm. The shining white FW has a dark brown costa which narrows towards the apex. The wing margins have two thin brown lines separated by a narrow white fascia. The fringes are white with patches of brown scales. A narrow brown median and post median line crosses both wings. The patagium is brown and the rather ‘waisted’ abdomen is ringed in brown and white.

  • Distribution & Habitat

    Sri Lanka, India (Sikkim), W. Malaysia, Sabah, Sarawak. Primary forest & secondary forest; <610m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

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  • Similar spp.

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  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

    Moulton, J. C. (1912) Where Wallace trod being some account of an entomological expedition to Mount Serambu, Sarawak, Borneo, (In 2 parts). Entomologist, An Illustrated Journal of Entomology 45 (591): 213-217; 246-252.

    Walker, F. (1859e) Pyralides, In; List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Coll. B. M., Cat. Lepid. Heterocera. Ser. 4, 19: 799-1036.

  • Genitalia

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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