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Gracillina prosthenia Hampson
Gracillina prosthenia Hampson, 1924, Entomologist, 57: 182.


Gracillina prosthenia Gracillina prosthenia

Diagnosis. There is some sexual dimorphism, with the male darker brown-grey with a relatively narrower forewing than the female. The postmedials are fine dark lines, and the medial zone has a slightly greenish tinge. Within this zone on the forewing are two conspicuous white stigmata, the orbicular double and the reniform an archipelago of four disparate spots separated by narrow brown lines.

Geographical range. S. Thailand, Singapore, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. Six specimens have been recorded in recent surveys, all from lowland forest: at 150m near the Danum Valley Field Centre, Sabah; at 300m on G. Santubong near Kuching; at 400m at Bedawan, 300m and 450m in the Ulu Temburong in Brunei; from the Barito Ulu of Kalimantan Tengah.

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