Avatha uloptera Prout comb. n.
uloptera Prout, 1925, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9), 16: 401.
uloptera Prout; Holloway, 1976: 34.
uloptera Prout; Kobes, 1985: 53.
Diagnosis. This and the remaining species have a
small androconial patch at the centre of the costal zone on the underside of
the forewing; the costa can appear slightly angled at this point. The forewing
distinctive, having a twotone rich brown band medially and a white patch in the
black hieroglyph just distal to this brown band.
Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia,
Habitat preference. This is a montane species, known
from 1050m and 1620m on G. Kinabalu, 1465m and 1618m on Bukit Retak, and
1780-1190m on G. Mulu.
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