manlioides Prout, 1928, Bull. Hill Mus. Witley,
The species resembles inferna but is slightly larger, and the male hindwing
venation is typical of most of the genus, with vein M3 diverging from CuA before
the dichotomy of the latter. The male has a similarly oblique reniform, and the
loop on the dorsum is also similar. The hindwing below is brown, not broadly
pale blue, though the female has a fine pale blue postmedial fascia (weak in the
male). Both sexes have a better defined, less diffuse, oblique boundary between
the medial pattern and the uniform marginal area.
range. Sumatra, Borneo, Java (small specimens).
preference. Only two Bornean specimens have been seen, both male: one from
an area of cultivation and disturbed forest at Kundasan (1050m) on the southern
slopes of G. Kinabalu; another from Bidi in the lowlands of Sarawak.
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