Miscellaneous Genera I
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Ischyja gynnis Prout
Ischyja gynnis Prout, 1928, Bull. Hill Mus. Witley, 2: 260.

Ischyja gynnis

Diagnosis. The forewing facies is very similar to that of the previous two species, but the hindwing has an evenly rounded margin rather than a rather angular one. The blue band on the hindwing upperside is broad. The most distinctive feature is on the underside, where the blue postmedial fasciae are broad and even, that of the forewing twice the width of that of the hindwing, which is on average 2mm wide. The Sumatran holotype has greenish suffusion extending from the medial loop on the dorsum into the marginal area as in one specimen of subreducta.

Taxonomic note. There are minor differences in male genitalia between the Bornean male and the holotype: the uncus is slightly less robust; the apex of the aedeagus and the central zone of the vesica have slightly different ornamentation.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. A single male collected on G. Kinabalu by Waterstradt, but without precise data, represents the only record from Borneo.

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