Hypsa marmorea Walker, 1856, List Specimens lepid. Insects
Colln. Br. Mus., 7; 1674.
Neochera bhawana Moore, 1859, in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lepid.
Mus. nat. Hist. East India Hse., 2:
Neochera marmorea Walker; Holloway, 1976: 5; Barlow, 1982: 76.
Diagnosis. See Neochera
dominia Cramer . There are also striking
differences in the male genitalia, as illustrated.
Taxonomic notes. Sundanian material is referable to ssp. bhawana
Moore, and lacks the longitudinal white markings in the centre to dorsum of the hindwing
in the typical race.
Geographical range. N.E.
Habitat preference. The
species is rare, taken mainly in the lowlands, though it has been recorded as
high as 1900m on G. Kinabalu.
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