Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 14: 1384.
bivirgata Snellen, 1885, Tijdschr. Ent.,
Holloway, 1976: 29; Kobes, 1985: 33.
This and the next two species have the forewing fasciae dark, straight and more
or less parallel. The forewing is a uniform purplish brown and does not grade
darker towards the margin, and the marginal zone is only slightly paler and
weakly tinged mauve. The underside is a uniform dull brown. See also convergens
range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Philippines, ?New Guinea
(data label suspect).
preference. This is the commonest species and occurs from the lowlands to
2600m, perhaps with greater frequency over the 1000-2000m range, though Chey
(1994) recorded it commonly also in softwood plantations at Brumas in the
lowlands of Sabah. It was also recorded frequently in lowland forest near the
Danum Valley Field Centre, most captures being in the understorey (S.J. Willott
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