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Pseudeuchromia maculifera Felder & Rogenhofer
Bursada maculifera Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara, (Zool.) 2(2)
Bursada septemnotata Warren, 1897, Novit. zool., 4: 84, syn. n.
Bursada adaucta Warren, 1897, Novit. zool., 4: 240.
Bursada curzola Swinhoe, 1902, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond., 1902: 638, syn. n.
Bursada chrysaugina Bastelberger, 1907, Jb. nassau. Verh. Natuurk, 60:86, syn. n.
Pseudeuchromia catachroma Schultze, 1907, Philipp. J. Sci., 2: 363, syn. n.
Ctimene septemnotata Warren; Holloway, 1976: 84.

Pseudeuchromia maculifera

See generic description. The facies and wing shape are diagnostic.

Taxonomic notes. There is little difference in male genitalia between specimens from Borneo, Luzon or Sulawesi, or in facies, which is variable. The above names are therefore brought into synonymy. They may be applicable at subspecific level, maculifera for Sulawesi, curzola for Talaut, catachroma (?= ampliflava Semper) for the Philippines and septemnotata for Borneo. Semper's specimen of ampliflava (publication of a manuscript Swinhoe name) has not been examined; the original description tallies with that of maculifera though Semper (1896-1900) also referred to that species.

Geographical range. 'Moluccas' (t. loc.), Talaut, Sulawesi, Philippines (incl. Palawan), N. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species was abundant in agricultural areas with forest remnants at Bundu Tuhan (1200m) and Kundasan (1050m) on the slopes of G. Kinabalu and was taken less frequently up to 1930m. The Sabah Forest Department has specimens from the Crocker Range near Keningau. It may well be restricted to Sabah.

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