SUBFAMILY SYNTOMINAE
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Amata symphona Swinhoe  
   
Syntomis symphona
Swinhoe, 1907, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 19: 201.
   
Syntomis symphona Swinhoe; Seitz, 1912-1913: 71.


Amata symphona (holotype)


Diagnosis.
This species is very similar to pryeri but the yellow area of the hind-wing is contiguous, not broken into two patches, and the veins and border of the forewing are more broadly black; the space between M1 and M2 is almost entirely black.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is only known from the holotype, taken at Tenom in the lowlands of Sabah.

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