species: persimilis Butler (Japan, China).
genus ranges through the Indo-Australian tropics and into the Oriental
subtropics, with the major part of its diversity Oriental. There is a tendency
for the forewing to be marked with white or yellow patches, rather than bands.
type species feeds on Cayratia (Vitaceae) as a larva (Miyata, 1983).
Sevastopulo (1941) recorded M. basalis Walker from Dillenia (Dilleniaceae)
and Bell (MS) noted M. davidsoni Swinhoe from the same genus.
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