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Atacira chalybsoides sp. n.

Atacira chalybsoides (holotype)

12-13mm. The facies is similar to that of chalybsa but the ground colour is purplish grey with a greenish tone to the fasciae; the central triangle to the submarginal is also greenish, but much less distinct than in chalybsa; the antemedial is not darker towards the dorsum.

Holotype . BRUNEI: 3m, Seria, secondary and coastal veg., 28.12.1978 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen), BM noctuid slide 10968.

Paratype . S.E. BORNEO: Samarinda, x. 1938 (M.E. Walsh) BM 1939-182.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Both specimens are from the coast but the sample is too small to indicate a preference.

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