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Artigisa nigrosignata Walker 
Artigisa nigrosignata Walker, [1863] 1864, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 160.
Homoptera catenata Moore, 1887, Lep. Ceylon, 3: 550.
Panilla apicalis Butler, 1889, Illust. typical Specimens lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus., 7: 74.

Artigisa nigrosignata
(Sri Lanka)

. The ground of the wings is straw-colour, variegated with medium brown. There are fine, wavy, black postmedials, that of the forewing obscured anteriorly by an oblique, diffusely edged black bar that cuts off the apex.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sri Lanka, India.

Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimen known is the holotype of nigrosignata (in UM Oxford). It was taken by A.R. Wallace in Sarawak, probably in the lowlands.

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