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Gespanna pectoralis Walker comb. rev.
Ginaea pectoralis Walker, 1864, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 190.

Gespanna pectoralis

Diagnosis. The deep, slightly falcate forewings with a strongly convex distal margin have a white reniform broken into two, the posterior component weakly larger, but both may be obscure. Distal to the reniform the postmedial has a distinct double angle. The forewing fasciation is continued on the hindwing.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. This is a frequent lowland forest species, including heath forest and forest on limestone. Several specimens were taken in lower montane forest at 1000m on G. Mulu.

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