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Problepsis achlyobathra Prout 
Problepsis achlyobathra Prout, 1928, Bull. Hill. Mus. Witley 20: 47.
Problepsis achlyobathra violescens Prout, 1934, Novit. zool., 39: 106.
Problepsis emphyla Prout, 1938, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 12: 188. syn. n.

Problepsis achlyobathra

Diagnosis. This is the only pale grey species of the genus in Borneo, with the forewing ocellus containing a longitudinal black streak bisected by a white vein; the postmedial is semicircular, surrounding the ocellus on the distal side.

Taxonomic notes. P. emphyla from Sulawesi differs little in facies or male genitalia from achlyobathra and is therefore brought into synonymy.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo; Java (ssp. violescens); Sulawesi (ssp. emphyla).

Habitat preference. Three specimens have been take in recent surveys, all from lowland forest: two from Poring Hot Springs east of G. Kinabalu; one from dipterocarp forest at 250m on the limestone G. Api.

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