Amblychia hymenaria Guenée
1857, Hist. nat. Insectes, Spec. Gen. Lep. 9: 285.
1893, Le Nat. 1893: 40 (holotype in USNM) syn. n.
1894, Novit. zool., 1: 430, syn. n.
1894, Ibid., 1: 431.
Diagnosis. Both sexes have a diffuse, oblique white band
crossing the forewing from the centre of the costa to the tornal angle. See
below for genitalic features.
Taxonomic notes. The synonymy above is based on general facies
similarities of the taxa concerned and, in the male genitalia, presence of a
deeply bifid uncus and a broad, square, apex to the gnathus.
Geographical range. India
to Sundaland, Sulawesi.
Habitat preference. During
the Mulu survey three specimens were taken in alluvial forest and one in
kerangas in the lowlands just west of the Melinau Gorge. In Brunei a male and
female have been taken almost at sea level at Labi, but a single female was
recorded at 1618m on Bukit Retak.
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