Panaethia georgiata Guenée,
1857, Hist. Nat. Insectes, Spec. Gen Lep., 10: 196.
Walker, 1862, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 24: 1109.
Arycanda discata Warren, 1897, Novit. zool. 4: 83.
Tigridoptera ptochopis Meyrick,
1897, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond., 1897: 77.
Tigridoptera subradiata Warren,
1899, Novit. zool. 6: 48.
Arycanda georgiata Guenée;
Holloway, 1976: 84.
Diagnosis. This and the other two Bracca species have very similar facies.
The fasciae are narrowest in georgiata, more evenly broken, with less
fusion. The forewing discal spot in georgiata is incorporated in the
medial, which is much more angled than in maculosa, as are the more basal
fasciae. In maculosa the discal spot is only slightly displaced distally
from the medial and is still often incorporated within it. In subfumosa the
discal spot is well separate from the medial, often closer to the next fascia
distad. On the underside in georgiata the discal spots stand out against
the weak surrounding fasciae (the outer ones are stronger); in maculosa the
spots are pronounced throughout; in subfumosa the inner fasciae are
strong, the outer markings weaker. Both male and female genitalia provide
reliable diagnosis (see illustrations).
Geographical range. Borneo, Natuna Is., Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra,
Sulawesi; Java, Philippines, Sangihe, Seram (ssp. pervasata with
longitudinal dull orange streaks).
Habitat preference. Material has been taken in a wide range of forested
localities from the lowlands to 1790m. There are some indications of a
preference for recently disturbed forest (Holloway, Kirk-Spriggs & Chey,
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