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Fascellina meligerys Prout
Fascellina meligerys Prout, 1925, Novit. zool., 32: 52.

Fascellina meligerys

The submarginals of both wings are irregular, irrorated pale grey, separating a leaden grey marginal zone from a green-tinged basal two-thirds. The underside is deep yellow, the forewing with a narrow, pale discal spot edged in dark brown. The forewing tornus is not excavate, the dorsal margin straight; the hindwing margin is evenly curved.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is uncommon in lowland forest. During the Mulu survey it was only taken in alluvial forest and lowland forest on limestone (250m).

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