shelfordi Swinhoe, 1904, Trans. ent. Soc. London,
This is a dark, rather blackish brown species with wing markings similar to
those in the next few genera. It is distinguished by the almost black basal half
of the hindwing, sharply defined distally by an irregular boundary that is edged
slightly paler distad. There is a similar but weaker effect on the forewing from
the discal lunule basad. There is also a darker triangle on the costa
subapically much as in Panilla Moore species.
preference. All material is from the lowlands. Older material is from
Kuching (type locality) and Pulo Laut. There is a specimen without altitude data
from G. Kinabalu. In recent surveys all records are from below 200m: two from
150m in dipterocarp forest at the foot of G. Mulu; one from Kg. Ratan in
secondary forest at 15m on the Labi Road, and one near Labi (30-60m) in
disturbed primary forest, both in Brunei.
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