Stictoptera huma Swinhoe, 1903, Fascic. Malay. Zool. 1:
Diagnosis. This is a small species with a hyaline basal zone to the hindwing and
distinctive dark subbasal and broad marginal zones to the otherwise pale brown
or greyish forewing; the reniform is pinkish, ringed cream-white delimited by
black distally and basally; the marginal zone consists of two fine brown lines,
sinuous, a broad mauve-grey band containing black flecks, a fine cream line
followed by a broader brown band before a paler marginal band containing a row
of transverse dark brown dashes. Some specimens may have the dark areas more
heavily invested with pink or mauve.
Geographical range. Thailand, Borneo, Sulawesi, Ceram, New Guinea.
Habitat preference. During the Mulu survey the species was taken mainly
in lower and upper montane forest on both G. Mulu and G. Api, but also at 250m
on G. Api and the Long Pala site overlooking the canopy of alluvial forest from
a limestone outcrop.
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