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Cyana cruentata Talbot  
   
Chionaema cruentata Talbot, 1926, Sarawak Mus. J., 3(2): 135.
   
Chionaema cruentata Talbot; Holloway, 1976: 3.


Cyana cruentata
(approx. lifesize)


Diagnosis. This species could be confused with conclusa and malayensis but both sexes have a diagnostic black wedge between the discal spots or spot and the antemedial. The black edge to the postmedial is relatively straight, that of the antemedial convex basad, rather than concave, though angled basad just before it meets the costa. The male genitalia have the ventral extremities of the tegumen rugose; the aedeagus vesica lacks cornuti.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. This is the only strictly montane member of the genus in Borneo, occurring in upper montane forest from 1200m to 1930m. It has been recorded from the Poeh (Poi) Mts and G. Mulu in Sarawak, on Bukit Retak in Brunei and is frequent on G. Kinabalu.

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