rubrifusa Warren comb. n.
rubrifusa Warren, 1895, Novit. zool., 2: 109.
Holloway, 1976: 68.
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.
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