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Kobestelia obliquata Walker comb. n
Eutelia obliquata
Walker [1863] 1864, J. Linn. Soc. Lond., Zool. 7: 66.
Eutelia obliquata Walker; Gaede, 1937.
Phlegetonia bryochlora Roepke, 1941, Zool. Meded. Leiden 23: 15, syn. n.

Kobestelia obliquata

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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