SUBFAMILY ARIOLICINI
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Siglophora bella Butler
Siglophora bella Butler, 1892, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1892: 124.
Siglophora bella Butler; Kobes, 1997: 39.

 


Siglophora bella


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 squiggles.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia.

Habitat preference. 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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