Walker, 1862, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 34: 1079.
Swinhoe, 1903, Fasc. Malay (Zool.), 1: 90.
Diagnosis. The wings are pale brown, the medial zones of both paler between fine
dark brown fasciae. The dorsum of the male hindwing is produced and contains a
dark brown fleck. The wings below have broad dark brown borders but the male
hindwing has the dorsal half rather concave and invested with fine, modified
scales that are paler brown.
Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia/S. Thailand (the type
locality of recticomata has not been located but is probably in the
vicinity of the Malaysian/Thai border).
Habitat preference. The species is uncommon, mostly taken in lowland
forest habitats during the Mulu survey except for a single male from 1000m on G.
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