Amata dilatata Snellen
1881, Veth Midden Sumatra, 4: 33.
1898: 87, syn. n.
Diagnosis. See Amata egenaria Walker. The yellow areas of both forewing and hindwing
are more extensive than in related species; the hindwing has only a narrow dark
Taxonomic notes. The original illustration of dilatata accords closely with the
holotype of euryptera, thought the latter and Peninsular Malaysia
examples have the yellow of both wings more extensive. The name euryptera could
therefore be applied at subspecific level.
Geographical range. Sumatra, Nias, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Natuna
Habitat preference. The species is rare, probably restricted to the
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