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Avatha gertae Kobes comb. n.
Pseudathyrma gertae Kobes, 1985: 57.

Avatha gertae

This species also has most of the black marking at the base of the forewing, much as in sumatrana, but the distal part of the wing is a medium violet-grey that grades paler up to the submarginal. The postmedial forms a strong, oblique black zigzag near the costa.

Taxonomic note. All specimens seen have been female, including the holotype, though this was listed as male by Kobes (1985).

Geographical range. Sumatra, Borneo. 

Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimens seen are singletons from alluvial forest with limestone outcrops at 70m, taken during the Mulu survey at Long Pala, from dry heath forest on sand at 10m near Telisai in Brunei and four recorded from lowland dipterocarp forest at 170m near the Danum Valley Field Centre in Sabah.

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