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Artena lacteicincta Hampson
Ophiusa lacteicincta Hampson, 1912, J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc., 21: 1224.

Artena lacteicincta

. This is the only species lacking a blue medial band on the hindwing. The forewing marginal zone is diagnostically pale ochreous fawn, and the margins of the hindwings are also distinctly paler. The male has the hindwing somewhat reduced in size and tinged ochreous on the underside.

Taxonomic note. A closely related species, A. eccentrica Yoshimoto (1999), is found on Mindanao in the Philippines.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Thailand, Sumatra (HS / ZSM), Borneo.

Habitat preference. Three specimens were taken during the Mulu survey, two in lowland forest (alluvial forest and forest on limestone at 70m, forest on limestone at 250m (G. Api)) and in lower montane forest (900m on G. Api). There are also two specimens from Bidi in the lowlands of Sarawak.

Biology. The adult has been recorded piercing fruit in Thailand (Bänziger, 1982; Kuroko & Lewvanich, 1993).

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