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Pasiphila rubrifusa Warren comb. n.
Gymnodisca rubrifusa Warren, 1895, Novit. zool., 2: 109.
Chloroclystis rubrifusa Warren; Holloway, 1976: 68.

Pasiphila rubrifusa
(x 1.33)

Diagnosis. The labial palps are moderate to long, pale rufous brown except for the short third segment which is mainly black. The hindwings are diagnostically rufous brown, with the postmedial only slightly angled, as is that of the forewing. The latter is displaced somewhat basally compared with other species, and there is a diagnostic trapezium of dark brown on the costa between it and the apex. In many specimens pale colour radiates from the base of the wing into the darker medial zone in the vicinity of the cell. Males of this and the next species have the diagnostic characters for Gymnodisca: the forewing areole and small areas posterior to it are translucent, and the venation is somewhat distorted at that point.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Habitat preference. On G. Kinabalu most material was taken at 1930m, with a few specimens taken at 2110m and 2600m. A female was recorded at 1790m on G. Mulu.

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