Eumelea parda Sommerer, 1995: 23.
Diagnosis. The wings of both sexes are dull brownish orange, finely striated with a
dull, dark pink that is also concentrated in fine, rather sinuous postmedials
set almost centrally on the wing, and more diffuse submarginals, close to the
margin on the hindwing and running from the dorsum more or less straight to
about 5mm subapically on the forewing. These fasciae are clearer on the
underside where the ground colour is more yellow. The apex of the hindwing above
is narrowly yellow and there is a diagnostic yellow patch just distal to the
postmedial set in from the dorsum on the forewing. The male genitalia have the
uncus distally broad, though not as broad as below the arms of the cross which
are relatively small, only slightly expanded distally; the socii are very small,
acute. The scobinate bands of the slender vesica are very big, the spines even
Geographical range. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.
Habitat preference. No recent material has been seen. Old specimens in
the Natural History Museum are from lowland localities in Kalimantan (Samarinda
and east of Pontianak).
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