singha Guenée, 1852, Hist. Nat. Insectes, Spec. gén. Lépid.
new Indian lepid. Insects Colln W.S. Atkinson: 181.
subornata Wileman, 1914, Entomologist,
singha magnipunctata Prout, 1928, Bull. Hill Mus. Witley,
singha Guenée; Holloway, 1976: 39.
The wing shape is unusual, as is the contrast between the very uniform grey
upperside and the much more variegated and fasciated underside, the latter
resembling more the underside of various Pangrapta Hübner species such as shivula
(see below). The margins of both wings are bordered pale cream, the hindwing
border being broader.
range. Himalaya, Taiwan, Burma, Borneo; Sumatra (ssp.
preference. The species occurs in forest from the lowlands to as high as
1760m, but is only really frequent in lowland dipterocarp forest.
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