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Tamba rufipennis Hampson
Zethes rufipennis Hampson, 1895, Trans. ent. Soc. London, 1895: 307.

Tamba rufipennis

. The wings are a relatively uniform medium brown, with dark brown, double postmedials, that on the hindwing straight and that on the forewing strongly angled, with a dark streak from the apex of the angle to the angle of the margin. The forewing also has the reniform slightly paler and a more conspicuous pale patch subcostally between the postmedial and the apex.

Geographical range. Bhutan, Nepal, Borneo.

Habitat preference. Five Bornean specimens have been seen from recent surveys, all from lowland localities with forest: Semengok near Kuching; two (with two more recorded (S.J. Willott, unpublished data)) from the Danum Valley Field Centre (100-170m); Ulu Belait (60m) and Ulu Temburong (300m) in Brunei.

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