discalis Warren comb. n.
Euplexia discalis Warren, 1912, Novit. zool; 19: 20.
Euplexia discalis Warren; Holloway, 1976: 10.
This is a
striking species with dark brown forewings in which a yellowish reniform is
prominent, and also a subapical rufous shade. The hindwings are diagnostically
white with a broad costal and distal dark brown border.
Bornean material the aedeagus vesica is more convolute with more lateral lobes
in the basal sector. The single cornutus is obtusely angled centrally in Javan
Habitat preference. On G. Kinabalu the species was infrequent from 1620m
to 1930m. Two specimens were taken at 1790m in upper montane forest on G. Mulu.
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