SUBFAMILY SYNTOMINAE
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Caeneressa brithyris Druce comb. n.
   
Syntomis brithyris
Druce, 1895, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 1:146.
   
Syntomis brithyris Druce; Seitz, 1912-1913: 78.


Caeneressa brithyris (holotype)


Diagnosis.
The cubital and anal veins of the forewing are more strongly arched than in other species; the pale yellow suffusion of the transparent patches of the wings is diagnostic. The abdomen is ringed yellow on each segment as in the previous species.

Taxonomic notes. The signum of the female genitalia is typical of Caeneressa. The Sumatran female seen has more extensive pale areas on the forewings.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. Only the holotype female is known for Borneo, from Sandakan in eastern Sabah.

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