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Carbia calescens Walker 
   
Carbia calescens Walker, 1866, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 35: 1695.


Carbia calescens (x 1.33)


Diagnosis.
As indicated in the generic description, Carbia differ from Pomasia Guenťe species in having a series of two or three pale submarginal fasciae that are more or less straight, distal to a strongly M-shaped postmedial. The hindwings are unfasciated, whereas in Pomasia fasciae are present, usually as strong as on the forewing. C. calescens has grey forewings combined with pale orange hindwings, with a diagnostic dark brown lunule distal to the central part of the postmedial 'M' of the forewing.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. No recent material has been taken, and the species appears to be rare. The limited amount of older material is from lowland localities.

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