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Sypna martina Felder
Tarvia [sic. for Tavia] martina Felder, 1874, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara, Lep: pl. 116, fig. 6.
Sypna tenebrosa Butler, 1881, Trans. ent. Soc. London, 1881: 203.
Sypna ludifica Swinhoe, 1915, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 16: 180.
Sypna nocturna Warren, 1915, Novit. zool., 22: 148.
Sypna leucosticta Prout, 1928, Bull. Hill Mus. Witley, 2: 173.
Sypna martina Felder; Holloway, 1976: 31; Kobes, 1985: 66.

Sypna martina Sypna martina

See the previous species; the wings are a darker brown, the forewings with a purple-violet tinge and more uniform. Some specimens have the discal and marginal spots picked out in pale yellow (leucosticta) and some have broader areas of pale mauve medially (ab. decorata Warren).

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya (ssp. tenebrosa); Thailand (VK), Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference.
The species is found from the lowlands to 2600m, but is perhaps more common at higher altitudes.

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