syntomoides Rothschild comb. n.
Eressa syntomoides Rothschild,
1912, Novit. zool., 19: 123.
Eressa syntomoides hosei Rothschild,
1912, Novit., zool., 19: 124.
Eressa syntomoides Rothschild;
Seitz, 1912-1913: 85.
Diagnosis. See Caeneressa
leucozona Hampson. On the forewing there is a large discal patch,
and a smaller one in the spaces posterior to the major distal ones of leucozona.
The species is rather small compared with its closest Bornean relatives. The
specimen illustrated has the white markings more extensive than in typical syntomoides
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. Recent material from Brunei is from lowland forest in
the Labi area and Ulu Temburong; the type series of hosei is from G.
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