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Damias occidentalis Rothschild & Jordan 
   
Caprimima occidentalis Rothschild & Jordan, 1901, Novit. zool., 8: 420.


Damias occidentalis (in FRC, Sepilok)
(x 1.73)


Diagnosis.
The white ground colour and marginal spots within the blue-black forewing border distinguishes this species from other members of the complex. There is a broad black basal zone to the forewing, and the hindwing border is also broad.

Geographical range. Nias, Engano, Borneo.

Habitat preference. Only three specimens have been seen: one from Busan and, in recent surveys, one in a canopy sample in lowland forest at the Danum Valley Field Centre, Sabah, and one from about 700m in the Ubah Ribu hill dipterocarp forest of the Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary of Sarawak. All are lowland localities.

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