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Amblychia hymenaria Guenée comb. n.  
Elphos hymenaria Guenée, 1857, Hist. nat. Insectes, Spec. Gen. Lep. 9: 285.
Ephos brabanti Thierry-Mieg, 1893, Le Nat. 1893: 40 (holotype in USNM) syn. n.
Elphos albifascia Warren, 1894, Novit. zool., 1: 430, syn. n.
Elphos obliterata Warren, 1894, Ibid.
Elphos procellosa Warren, 1894, Ibid., 1: 431.

Amblychia hymenaria

Amblychia hymenaria

Both sexes have a diffuse, oblique white band crossing the forewing from the centre of the costa to the tornal angle. See below for genitalic features.

Taxonomic notes. The synonymy above is based on general facies similarities of the taxa concerned and, in the male genitalia, presence of a deeply bifid uncus and a broad, square, apex to the gnathus.

Geographical range. India to Sundaland, Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. During the Mulu survey three specimens were taken in alluvial forest and one in kerangas in the lowlands just west of the Melinau Gorge. In Brunei a male and female have been taken almost at sea level at Labi, but a single female was recorded at 1618m on Bukit Retak.

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