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Borbotana nivifascia Walker
Borbotana nivifascia
Walker, 1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 15: 1651.
Choluata eburneifera
Walker, 1864, J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool) 7: 57.
Heterochroma leucographa
Snellen, 1877, Tijdschr. Ent. 20: 70.
Borbotana nivifascia tumefacta
Warren, 1913, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 11: 167.
Borbotana nivifascia longidens
Prout, 1926, Entomologist, 59: 66.

Borbotana nivifascia


The black and white forewing facies is unmistakable.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya (ssp. tumefacta); Burma, Sundaland, Sulawesi; Moluccas to Solomons (ssp. longidens).

Habitat preference. Bornean material is from the lowlands particularly open habitats and dry heath forest (at Telisai in Brunei).

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