mystica Prout comb. n.
Gonochlora mystica Prout,
1917, Novit. zool., 24: 299,.
Diagnosis. See the generic description. The relatively normal wing margins
with pale yellow fringes and the straight, fine, pale yellow fasciae distinguish
the species from Idiochlora, Hemithea and related genera.
Geographical range. Sulawesi, Borneo, Sumatra.
Habitat preference. The three Bornean specimens are all from the lowlands: dipterocarp
forest on limestone, and wet heath forest near the Melinau Gorge, Mulu National
Park; an area of swamp forest at Badas, Brunei.
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