Miscellaneous Genera VI
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Tamsia hieroglyphica Swinhoe
Oxaenanus hieroglyphica Swinhoe, 1902, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 9: 178.
Tamsia elegantula Roepke, 1938, Bull. Mus. r. Hist. nat. Belg. 14 (13): 53.
Tamsia javanica Roepke, 1938, Ibid. 14 (13): 53.
Tamsia hieroglyphica Swinhoe; Kobes, 1985: 50.


Tamsia hieroglyphica

Diagnosis. Compared to Avatha species just treated, the forewings are relatively narrow, with black areas much more extensive, taking up more than half the wing and extending more closely to the distal margin.

Geographical range. Sundaland, Sulawesi, N.E. Himalaya.

Habitat preference. All records are from Brunei: five specimens from lowland forest (Ulu Temburong, Ulu Belait, Labi) below 500m.

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