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Petelia tuhana Holloway
Petelia tuhana Holloway, 1976: 75.

Petelia tuhana

This is a paler, slightly browner species with a more angled hindwing margin than the previous two with the medial fasciae always present, and with a pale orange tinge just basal to the darker border of the hindwing. On the underside the borders of the wings are narrower, extending less strongly to the actual margin. The diagnostic feature in the male genitalia is a strong, acute, dorsal spur to the uncus.

Taxonomic notes. Kangean and Lesser Sunda material has the dorsal process of the uncus less developed than in that from Borneo.

Geographical range. Borneo, Philippines, Kangean Is (N. of Bali), Java, Sumba, Sumbawa, Timor.

Habitat preference. The species was described from two males taken at 1200m on the slopes of G. Kinabalu in a cultivated area (Bundu Tuhan) with forest remnants. A male from the low lying island of Labuan is illustrated.

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