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Dalima patularia Walker
Omiza patularia Walker, 1860, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 20: 247.
Dalima patularia Walker; Holloway, 1976: 76.

Dalima patularia

Above, this species is pale reddish brown with a diagnostic array of clearly defined, dark, rich brown fasciae as illustrated. On the underside the ground colour is more yellowish orange, with the fasciae more weakly defined.

Geographical range. Himalaya, N. Thailand, W. China, Borneo, Sumatra, Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. On G. Kinabalu the species is frequent in the upper montane zone over an altitude range of 1200-2110m. Two specimens taken on G. Mulu were from 1790m and one on Bukit Retak from 1465m.

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