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Sundaroa flaveofusca Swinhoe comb. n
Aroa flaveofusca Swinhoe, 1902, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 9: 80.

Sundaroa flaveofusca

Sundaroa flaveofusca

The ground colour of both wings is orange. The male has the forewing orange largely obscured by black scales, slightly lighter centrally around the discal dot. The hindwing is black except for a marginal semicircle of orange that also extends up the dorsum. The female has the hindwing entirely black except for the fringes, and the greatest intensity of black on the forewing is the reverse of that in the male. The next species is the most similar to flaveofusca.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. This species is rare, taken mainly in lowland localities such as Lawas and Sandakan in Sabah. There is also a specimen from Mt. Marapok without altitude data.

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