SUBFAMILY SYNTOMINAE
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Eressa vespina Rothschild  
   
Eressa vespina Rothschild, 1912, Novit. zool., 19:124.
   
Eressa vespina Rothschild; Seitz, 1912-1913: 84.


Eressa vespina (holotype)


Diagnosis.
This species could be confused with a very small Amata decorata Walker, but has the hindwing border narrow, even, without a tooth extending up the veins traversing the transparent zone. There is no yellow tone to the base of the wings.

Taxonomic notes. Material is limited to the holotype; the second specimen referred to in the original description has not been located. Therefore, as no dissection has been undertaken, the placement of the species in Eressa, though probably unsatisfactory, must remain.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The holotype was taken near Kuching, Sarawak.

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