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Scintillithex glaucisparsa Prout comb. n
Propithex glaucisparsa Prout, 1932, J. Fed. Malay States Mus., 17: 59.
Propithex glaucisparsa scintillulata Prout, 1941, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 12: 344.

Scintillithex glaucisparsa
(x 1.33)

Scintillithex glaucisparsa
(x 1.33)

The forewings are a dark maroon-brown with bands that are sharply defined and suffused with bluish grey, sometimes with clearer, almost iridescent rows of spots of the same colour. The hindwings are paler grey-brown, unfasciated.

Taxonomic notes. The pale bluish spots vary greatly in intensity in Bornean material, but are generally present in specimens from Peninsular Malaysia.

Geographical range. Borneo; Peninsular Malaysia (ssp. scintillulata).

Habitat preference. Most Bornean material is from G. Kinabalu, over an altitude range of 1600-2110m (three specimens). A fourth specimen was taken at 1700m on G. Mulu.

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