Miscellaneous Genera II
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Batracharta divisa Wileman
Batracharta divisa Wileman, 1914, Entomologist, 47: 221.

Batracharta divisa
(Peninsular Malaysia)

. The general size and facies are similar to those of nigritogata except the forewing is marked blackish with only a hint of indigo or brown. The 8-shaped area is much more extensive than in nigritogata, restricting the area of the surrounding zone, which has coarser and more irregular variegation; the border of the ‘8’ is also more irregular.

Taxonomic note. The holotype (Taiwan) has darker forewings than material from Sundaland, and a series from Sulawesi has them even more contrasted, with the hindwings also paler.

Geographical range. Taiwan, Thailand (VK), Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimen seen is from an area of disturbed lowland forest at 30-60m near Labi in Brunei.

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