complens Walker, 1858, List Specimens
lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 14: 1415.
Cropia glaucofascia Walker, 1858,
lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 15: 1804.
stigmata Moore, 1877, Proc. zool.
Soc. Lond., 1877: 610, syn. n.
Athyrma tripunctata Pagenstecher, 1888, Jb. nassau. Ver.
Naturk., 41: 149, syn. n.
Pterochaeta dohertyi Holland, 1900, Novit, zool., 7: 568, syn. n.
Cropia onerata Walker,  1864, J. Linn. Soc.
(Zool.), 7: 166.
ruinosa Swinhoe, 1905, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 15: 159.
complens Walker; Kobes, 1985:
Diagnosis. Males of this and the next species have
an elongate androconial area just interior to the costa along the medial
sector. Both sexes have a distinctly oblique band between the antemedial and
postmedial zones of black marking; in the males this band is pale rufous brown,
grey in females, and in both sexes the black markings are reduced and
irregular. The hindwings have a narrow, incomplete black fascia subtornally.
Taxonomic note. This is a very variable species
as well as being sexually dimorphic. No significant differences in male
genitalia were found through the geographical range or with stigmata and its
synonyms, which are therefore brought into synonymy with complens.
Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya,
Andamans, Sundaland to the Solomons; not known from Australia (Nielsen et al., 1996).
Habitat preference. Both specimens taken in recent
surveys are females, one from dry, sandy heath forest at 15m near Telisai in Brunei and one
from 900m in lower montane forest on the limestone G. Api.
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