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Penicillaria meeki Bethune-Baker  
Penicillaria meeki Bethune-Baker, 1906, Novit. zool. 13: 231.

Penicillaria meeki (Sumatra)

The forewing is relatively uniform dark red with an oblique, slightly curved double pale antemedial, narrower than in maculata, and two longitudinal, diverging pale streaks distal to it. There is no subtornal pale blue marking.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, New Guinea, Bismarcks, Solomons, Fiji, Samoa.

Habitat preference. This is unknown, only one specimen from Borneo having been located, from Kuching in Sarawak.

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