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Synegia decolorata Warren 
Eugnesia decolorata Warren, 1903, Novit. zool., 10: 383.
Syntaracta nigritibiata West, 1929, Novit. zool., 35: 109, syn. n.
Synegia decolorata Warren; Holloway, 1976: 83.

Synegia decolorata

Synegia decolorata

This is the smallest and palest of the Bornean species. The fasciae are pinkish grey with dark brown dots on the veins, and the rest of the wing is speckled with black brown rather than orange. A few specimens have the posterior part of the medial zone of the forewing more extensively dark brown.

Taxonomic notes. The holotype female of nigritibiata agrees in facies and genitalia with decolorata; it is the only specimen from the Philippines examined.

Geographical range. New Guinea, S. Moluccas, Sulawesi, Philippines, Borneo, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia.

Habitat preference. This is predominantly an upper montane forest species and is often common, but it also occurs in lower montane forest.

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