SUBFAMILY AGARISTINAE
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Episteme vetula Geyer
Heraclia vetula
Geyer, 1832, Zutr. Exot. Schmett., 4: 17.
Episteme vetula
Geyer; Kiriakoff, 1977: 10, lists synonyms and subspecies.


Episteme vetula





Diagnosis.
This and the next species have a similar hindwing pattern, but the next is much larger, with the postmedial pale bar on the forewing very broad, the antemedial vestigial, and the submarginal spots often absent.

Taxonomic notes. The Bornean subspecies is bijugata Walker.

Geographical range.
N.E. Himalaya to Sundaland and Palawan.

Habitat preference.
No recent material has been taken.

Biology.
The species is probably day-flying.

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