ochreicilia var. borneensis Berio in Berio & Fletcher, 1958: 368.
(Othresypna) borneensis Kobes, 1985: 75.
Hypersypnoides ochreicilia Hampson var. borneensis Berio; Holloway,
1976: 31, fig. 196, partim.
astrigera Butler sensu Kobes, 1985: 73;
see Kobes, 1992: 89.
Diagnosis. See the previous species. The pale
discal spot of the forewing is particularly pronounced, as is the yellow-orange
margin around the apical part of the hindwing. The underside is strongly
contrasted, with the medial band of the forewing distinctly angled subcostally
in two of the three specimens. The male genitalia are very similar to those of ochreicilia (S. India;
Sikkim, Assam in error by Holloway (1976)) except the valve is more singular
and apically produced, and the flange is more prominent, distinctly triangular.
The aedeagus vesica is small but with more groups of spines than in ochreicilia.
Taxonomic note. The name borneensis remained
infrasubspecific (therefore not recorded by Poole,
1989) until treated in a specific context by Kobes (1985). The type material is
as listed in Berio & Fletcher (1958).
Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.
Habitat preference. Records are restricted to two
specimens from 1620m on G Kinabalu and one from 1500m in an open area of low
scrub and Pandanus on the limestone G. Api.
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