Carea mathilda Swinhoe, 1904, Trans. ent. Soc. London, 1904: 141.
Xenochroa mathilda Swinhoe; Kobes, 1997: 140.
Diagnosis. This species and pryeri Druce both have oblique, dark
brown fasciae on reddish grey-brown forewings. The fasciae in mathilda
are darker, broader, more strongly oblique, converging slightly towards the
tornus rather than being parallel throughout.
Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra.
Habitat preference. Three of the six specimens seen are from Sarawak, the
holotype from Matang and two from dipterocarp forest at 150m at the base of G. Mulu.
A fourth is from similar habitat at 300m in the Ulu Temburong of Brunei. The
final two are from dipterocarp forest in the Barito Ulu of Kalimantan.
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