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Numenes contrahens Walker  
   
Numenes contrahens Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6:122.
   
Numenes siletti delta Strand, 1915, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 10: 317, syn. n.
   
Numenes siletti delta Strand; Holloway, 1976: 51.


Numenes contrahens

Numenes contrahens





Diagnosis.
See Numenes insignis Moore stat. rev.

Taxonomic note. The taxon delta is based on the female of contrahens, sharing the forewing facies of the male. N. insolita Schultze (Palawan) may be only a subspecies of contrahens.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo; ?Palawan.

Habitat preference. Only four specimens have been taken in recent surveys: from 300m in the Ulu Temburong, Brunei; from 250m and 900m on the limestone G. Api, Sarawak; and from 1050m at Kundasan on G. Kinabalu.

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