Agnidra carnea Butler, 1892, Proc. zool. soc. Lond., 1892:
Drepana berenica Swinhoe, 1893, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6),
Warren, Cobanilla cardinalis Warren, 1897, Novit. zool., 4:13.
Oreta carnea Butler; Holloway, 1976: 92.
Diagnosis. This is one of the smallest Bornean species, variable, with fasciation
diffusely darker on dull medium to dark red forewings. There are usually two
blackish submarginal spots at the forewing tornus. The antennae are narrowly
Geographical range. Sundaland.
Habitat preference. This is by far the commonest Bornean Oreta, occurring
from the lowlands to about 1600m, mostly in forest but including secondary
Biology. The species has been reared from Uncaria (Rubiaceae) in Malaysia
(Yunus & Ho, 1980; Zhang, 1994).
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