SUBFAMILY ARIOLICINI
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Chloriola gratissima Walker
Nolasena gratissima Walker, [1863]1864, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 75.
Chloriola gratissima Walker; Kobes, 1997: 84.

 


Chloriola gratissima


Diagnosis.
The deep emerald green forewings with a black apical patch and transverse darker/paler fasciae medially and subbasally, in conjunction with dull orange hindwings, are diagnostic. See also Ariolica lineolata.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Palawan, Thailand.

Habitat preference. This is an uncommon species, recorded between 900m and 1780m during the Mulu survey, but the only three specimens taken in Brunei were in forest at 30-300m.

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