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Pangrapta athemonalis Walker
Egnasia athemonalis Walker, [1859]1858, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 16: 222.


Pangrapta athemonalis

The facies is distinctive, particularly the rather violet-grey hindwing with a strong, straight, double but slightly irregular submarginal running from the tornus to about M1 before angling obtusely to the costa; the band just basad to this is paler. This rather regular hindwing fasciation is somewhat similar to that of macariana, though without the black. The discal spot has a pale fleck associated with it. The forewing is similar to that of macariana, but lacks the two subapical white flecks (part of the submarginal) of that species.

Taxonomic note. The species has not been dissected.

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

Habitat preference. Apart from material, including the holotype (UM, Oxford), collected by A.R. Wallace in Sarawak, the only other specimen seen is from dry heath forest at Telisai (15m) in Brunei.

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