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Pomasia salutaris Prout stat. n. 
   
Pomasia vernacularia salutaris Prout, 1929, Bull. Hill Mus., Witley, 3: 99.
   
Pomasia vernacularia Guenťe; Holloway, 1976: 66 (partim).


Pomasia salutaris
(x 1.33)


Pomasia salutaris
(x 1.33)


Diagnosis. See Pomasia vernacularia Guenťe.

Taxonomic notes. Specific status is merited both on grounds of sympatry and strong morphological differences as discussed under vernacularia.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is common in the upper montane zone to as high as 2110m (on G. Kinabalu).

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