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Barbesola defixa Walker comb. rev. 
Barbesola defixa Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6: 188.


Barbesola defixa

Diagnosis. The wings are of a uniform medium brown, the forewing rather triangular, marked with blackish: a ring around the reniform, slightly more intense basally; a faint, angled, punctate postmedial; flecks antemedially and just basal to postmedially on the costa; small, shallow triangles in the spaces on the distal margin.

Geographical range. Borneo, Thailand (VK).

Habitat preference. During the Mulu survey, the species was found to be frequent up to 1000m, more so on the limestone G. Api in both lowland forest and in lower montane forest at 900m. One specimen was taken in lowland forest at 300m in the Ulu Temburong of Brunei, and a small series has been taken in an area of logged forest and in a clearing at the edge of primary forest at 100m in the vicinity of the Danum Valley Field Centre in Sabah.

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