auropurpurea Pagenstecher, 1885, Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk.,
iada Swinhoe, 1901, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7),
This is a small species with golden yellow forewings and slightly paler
hindwings. The wings are shaded and speckled with violet-red that intensifies
towards the margins and in fine, irregular, postmedial fasciae.
range. Nias, Borneo.
preference. The species has not been taken in recent surveys. All older
material, including the type series of iada, is from Sarawak without precise
data except for, one specimen from Kuching, suggesting the species favours
disturbed or cultivated areas of the lowlands.
>>Forward <<Return to Content Page