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Hybridoneura picta Warren comb. n.  
Gymnoscelis picta Warren, 1901, Novit. zool., 8: 30.
Symmimetis sylvatica Turner, 1922, Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Aust., 46: 234, syn. n.
Pseudomimetis semiviridis Prout, 1928, Insects Samoa, 3(3): 145, syn. n.
Pseudomimetis vailima Prout, 1958, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.), 6: 446, syn. n.
Miculia pacifica Holloway, 1979: 314, syn. n.
Symmimetis sylvatica Turner; Nielsen, Edwards & Rangsi, 1996: 226.

Hybridoneura picta
(x 1.33)

Diagnosis. There is a marked contrast between the indigo-blackish forewings and the ochreous yellow-brown of the hindwings, stronger than in Micrulia medioplaga Swinhoe and M. catocalaria Snellen, where the hindwing, of at least the females are browner. The transverse whitish medial line of the forewing is diagnostic.

Taxonomic notes. The taxa brought into synonymy above are consistent in genitalia characters of both sexes throughout the wide geographical range: they are therefore best treated as races of a single species. The female paratypes of pacifica are misplaced with the holotype male and are probably Micrulia tenuilinea Warren. Fletcher (1979) treated semiviridis as a good species attributed to Warren, in which case it would have priority over picta. However Nielsen, Edwards & Rangsi (1996) regard it as infrasubspecific, though validated later by Prout, a treatment followed here. The specimen identified as picta by Holloway (1976) represents another species (See Micrulia subzebrina sp.n).

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Borneo; New Guinea, Queensland (ssp. sylvatica); Rotuma I., New Caledonia (ssp. pacifica); Samoa (ssp. vailima).

Habitat preference. Only two specimens have been taken in Borneo, one in lowland forest near the Danum Valley Field Centre, Sabah and one at about 1700m on G. Kinabalu.

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