SUBFAMILY AUZEINAE
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Brachydecetia rufescens Butler comb. n.  
   
Decetia rufescens Butler, 1880, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 6:121.


Brachydecetia rufescens
(holotype)


Diagnosis.
See the generic description and the next species. The wings are a uniform reddish brown with straight darker fasciae as in Decetia. On the hindwing there is a postmedial zig-zag row of dots on the veins and spaces, those on the veins displaced basad relative to those in the spaces.

Taxonomic notes. Closely related, but undescribed species occur in Thailand and New Guinea (slide 238). The next species is more distantly related.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra (ZSM).

Habitat preference. The species in Borneo is known only from the holotype, a specimen labelled merely 'Sarawak'.

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