The Saroba group of genera
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Sarobapansa Swinhoe 
Capnodes pansa Swinhoe, 1902, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 9: 175.


. The wings are dark reddish grey brown, paler and greyer distal to the forewing postmedial. The forewing reniform is pale orange, edged irregularly with white that extends to the costa. The antemedial is also white, narrow, with two distal acute projections.

Taxonomic note. Features of pansa are mentioned under Sarobides above. The valves have three processes, several of which are as large as the valve apex. The aedeagus has a subapical thorn-like spine. The vesica is moderately broad, with small lobes, and a small cornutus subbasally. The female has a large, pyriform corpus bursae with an incomplete ring of small spines subbasally.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. This is a rare species but has been recorded from the lowlands to 1618m.

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