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Mecodina lanceola Guenée
Mecodina lanceola Guenée, 1852, Hist. Nat. Insectes, Spec. gén. Lépid. 7: 373.
Mecodina napa Swinhoe, 1897, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 19: 168.


Mecodina lanceola Mecodina lanceola

Diagnosis. See the generic description. The narrow dark purplish brown forewings and blackish angular fasciation of fore- and hindwings are distinctive.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. This is an uncommon lowland forest species but has been recorded from as high as 1000m (lower montane forest) on G. Mulu.

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