The Saroba group of genera
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Tamba magniplaga Swinhoe
Zethes magniplaga Swinhoe, 1902, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 9: 85.
Tamba magniplaga pallida Prout, 1925, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9), 16: 404.

Tamba magniplaga

. See the previous species and the next. The pale, rather ochreous fawn ground colour, weak subbasal and strong apical brown mark of the forewing are distinctive.

Geographical range. Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia (Barlow Colln), New Guinea to Solomons.

Habitat preference. The species is frequent in various lowland forest types, including heath forest, and one specimen was taken in montane scrub at 1500m on the limestone G. Api.

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