SUBFAMILY SYNTOMINAE
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Amata pleurosticta Hampson comb. n.  
   
Ceryx pleurosticta Hampson, 1898:. 35.
   
Ceryx pleurosticta Hampson; Seitz, 1912-1913: 63; Holloway, 1976: 1.


Amata pleurosticta


Diagnosis.
This is a small species with transparent patches on the wings in similar positions to those of the elisa group but with the discal one of the forewing distinctly smaller than the distal and posterior ones. Each segment is narrowly ringed yellow, each ring constricted or broken dorsally.

Taxonomic notes. The male genitalia show this species to belong to Amata rather than Ceryx. The specimens dissected were too damaged for the genitalia to be illustrated.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. All material has been taken at low altitudes.

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