Nobilia obliterata Warren,
1897, Novit. zool., 4: 220.
Omiza simplaria Snellen, 1899, Tijdschr. Ent. 42: 43.
Diagnosis. The wings are more or less uniform dull brownish pink, finely invested
with pale striae. There is a dark discal spot on the hindwing. The underside is
concolorous with the upperside, barely tinged ochreous.
Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.
Habitat preference. During the Mulu survey only four specimens were
taken, all from lowland alluvial forest, but three of them at a site where such
forest was regenerating on abandoned farmland. Of three specimens from Brunei,
two are from cultivated areas with secondary forest, and one is from dry heath
forest at Telisai. This and strigata were the commoner species in
secondary forest recorded by Chey (1994). Z. molybdina Prout was noted
from similar habitats in Seram (Holloway, 1993).
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