viridispurca Prout comb. rev.
Polyscia viridispurca Prout,
1927, Sarawak Mus. J. 3:197.
Diagnosis. The forewing apex is slightly falcate. The ground colour is pale fawn,
striated darker, with a straight brown oblique postmedial and a black discal dot
on the forewing. On the hindwing there is a similar straight brown medial,
distal to which is a weak, fine postmedial, more intense and strongly curved
towards the costa. Some specimens have a subtornal dark patch near the
postmedial on the forewing.
Taxonomic notes. The male genitalia resemble those of the type species except the right
furca process is apically asymmetrically bifid rather than spurred.
Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Borneo, Sumatra.
Habitat preference. Bornean material is restricted to a male from G.
Kinabalu without altitude data.
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