FAMILY EUPTEROTIDAE
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Melanothrix fumosa Swinhoe 
Melanothrix fumosa Swinhoe, 1905, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7). 16: 142.
Melanothrix xanthomelas Strand, 1922, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 419, syn. n.


Melanothrix fumosa
(.73 natural size)


Melanothrix fumosa
(.73 natural size)



Diagnosis.
The male has a complete white bar to the forewing. The female has an extensive yellow area distally on each wing.

Taxonomic notes. Comments on the association of the two sexes may be found in the generic introduction.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Most specimens have been taken in the G. Kinabalu area, but there is no information on altitude or habitat.

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