Siglophora bella Butler, 1892, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1892: 124.
Siglophora bella Butler; Kobes, 1997: 39.
Diagnosis. The male hindwings are deeply excavate centrally and white or
very pale yellow with a brown border in both sexes (deeper yellow in hayata
Kobes). The deep brown forewing has the basal half and a more distal
quadrilateral block on the costa bright yellow, traversed by numerous fine brown
Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia.
Most records are from lowland forest but a few are
from 600-900m and one is from 1618m on Bukit Retak, Brunei. Chey (1994) found
the species frequent in secondary forest and a Eucalyptus deglupta
plantation with secondary understorey in the lowlands of Sabah.
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