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Paectes roseovincta Warren  
Callingura reseovincta
Warren, 1914, Novit. zool. 21: 276.
Paectes euphiles Prout, 1928, Bull. Hill Mus., Witley 2:163, syn. n.
Paectes euphiles Prout; Holloway, 1976: 17; Barlow, 1982: 91.

Paectes roseovincta

The striking green, black and pale fawn pattern of the forewing is unmistakable.

Taxonomic notes. There appears to be no distinction between roseovincta and euphiles in either wing pattern or genitalia, hence the names are brought into synonymy.

The sister-species, with similarly patterned but more elongate forewings, is kebeae Bethune-Baker from New Guinea. Both species also have modification to the ventral process of the male valve: a ventral angle in kebeae and an interior flange in roseovincta.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. Though a single specimen has been taken from lowland rainforest at Labi, Brunei, all other specimens have been taken in upper montane forest, four on Bukit Retak, Brunei, at 1620m and two on G. Kinabalu at 1930m.

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