obliquata Walker comb. n.
Eutelia obliquata Walker  1864, J. Linn. Soc. Lond.,
Zool. 7: 66.
Eutelia obliquata Walker; Gaede, 1937.
Phlegetonia bryochlora Roepke,
1941, Zool. Meded. Leiden 23: 15, syn. n.
Diagnosis. The forewings are dark grey suffused with deep bright green marginally,
especially along the costa and basal to the oblique, dark subbasal; between the
subbasal and antemedial is an almost black zone; the reniform is pale green; the
submarginal is double, sinuous, black, somewhat irregular and dentate. The
hindwing is dark grey with a white zone basally and costally.
Taxonomic note. Specimens from Peninsular Malaysia are much paler, the green of a more
fawnish tone, and the dark fasciation less intense.
Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra; Peninsular Malaysia.
Habitat preference. The type of obliquata was taken by Wallace in
Sarawak, that of bryochlora at Kariorang in S.E. Kalimantan. A third
specimen was taken in lowland rainforest at 75m, Labi, Brunei.
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