SUBFAMILY AGARISTINAE
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Mimeusemia Butler

Type species: persimilis Butler (Japan, China).

This 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.

The 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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