arycandata Walker comb. n.
Panaethia arycandata Walker,
1862, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 24: 1108.
Arycanda arycandata Walker;
Holloway, 1976: 84.
Diagnosis. The facies is similar to that of Bracca species but there are two
linear, sinuous black fasciae on the forewing that exclude more broken black
markings from the medial area. A similar fascia is found at the centre of the
Taxonomic notes. In Sumatra and Nias there flies a closely related species, C.
simulans Butler comb. n., very similar to arycandata but more heavily
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The species has mostly been recorded from lowland
forest, but singletons have been noted in the lower montane zone, the highest
being from 1200m on G. Kinabalu. There is some indication of a preference for
disturbed forest, e.g. alluvial forest near G. Mulu and logged areas in Sabah
(Holloway, Kirk-Spriggs & Chey, 1992).
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