TRIBE NYGMIINI n.
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Sundaroa celaenostola Collenette comb. n.  
   
Aroa celaenostola
Collenette, 1932, Novit. zool., 37: 171.
   
Aroa celaenostola
Collenette; Holloway, 1976: 51.


Sundaroa celaenostola


Diagnosis and taxonomic note.
See Sundaroa sexmacula Swinhoe comb.n for comments on the possible female and synonymy. The species is based on males only that are distinguished from transflava Holloway by the interuption of the oblique, pale yellow forewing band by the discal dot and a more diffuse intrusion of black subtornally. The male genitalia have the uncus much longer and more sinuous, and the spilling at the aedeagus apex is more robust. The valves are much narrower and longer.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. All old material is from G. Kinabalu except one specimen from Mt Dulit: none has altitude data. Material recorded by Holloway (1976) was taken flying by day at around 1500-1600m.

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