Miscellaneous Genera II
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Avitta surrigens Walker
Oroba surrigens Walker, [1863] 1864, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 81.

Avitta surrigens

Diagnosis. The forewings are much more uniform than in the previous species, the more oblique fasciae diffuse and obscure, as is the rather more narrow reniform. The male hindwing is somewhat narrowed compared with that of fasciosa and relatives.

Taxonomic note. Himalayan material differs slightly in the genitalia, as illustrated by Holloway (1984b).

Geographical range. Sundaland, N.E. Himalaya.

Habitat preference. The species is only known in Borneo from the type, collected in Sarawak by A.R. Wallace, probably in the lowlands.

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