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Pangrapta chilana Swinhoe
Zethes chilana Swinhoe, 1902, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 10: 500.
Pangrapta chilana Swinhoe; Holloway, 1976: 39.


Pangrapta chilana

Diagnosis. This is a moderate-sized violet grey and green species distinguished by the black shading that grades away basad from the sinuous forewing postmedial and, on the hindwing, from the anterior section of the whitish submarginal.

Taxonomic note. The male genitalia are typical of the genus, with a distal process on narrow valves, and a robust cornutus on the long diverticulum of the aedeagus vesica.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra (HS / K).

Habitat preference. All five specimens seen are from G. Kinabalu. The material in the original description lacks altitude data, as do two collected by Waterstradt but the fifth was taken at 1200m at Bundu Tuhan in an area of cultivation and forest remnants.

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