chiloides Walker, 1862, J. Linn.
Soc. (Zool), 6:109.
torta Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool),
humeralis Walker, 1866, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 35: 1890.
dasypyga Felder, 1874, Reise öst.
Fregatte Novara, 106:13.
violitincta Rothschild, 1912, Novit.
zool., 19: 220, syn. n.
facies is somewhat similar to that of tumida, but the forewing costa is
not so strongly arched centrally, and the male hindwing is not bordered but
uniformly straw in colour. The female forewing has the blackish shading along
the dorsum extending diffusely further forward.
Taxonomic note. The
male genitalia of violitincta are indistinguishable from those of typical
chiloides. Teuslina bipunctata Walker (New Guinea, Australia) has similar
facies but distinct male genitalia: a spur to the aedeagus apex; a more hooked,
sclerotised saccular process to the valve; a deeper uncus.
Geographical range. Peninsular
Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo; Sulawesi (ssp. dasypyga); Sumbawa (ssp. violitincta).
Habitat preference. Most
records are from lowland dipterocarp and alluvial forest but two specimens have
been taken as high as 1000m in lower montane forest.
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