circumsignata Guenée comb. n.
circumsignata Guenée, 1852, Hist. nat. Insectes, Spec. gén. Lépid.
circumsignata Guenée; Kobes, 1992: 92.
The forewings are a pale but rich brown with pale mauve-grey highlights,
particularly along the distal margin (also on the hindwing, which has a darker
brown spot at the inner tornal angle). All fasciae are fine, weak, irregular.
The subapical costal mark is also pale grey on brown, enclosed in darker brown,
and a thorn-like shape (or like a shark's dorsal fin).
note. Despite the somewhat Buzara-like
facies, the male and female genitalia are typical of Bastilla.
range. N.E. Himalaya, Sumatra, Java, Borneo.
preference. Two specimens were taken in alluvial forest at 70-100m by the
S. Melinau during the Mulu survey.
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