SUBFAMILY ARIOLICINI
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Labanda ceylusalis Walker
Labanda ceylusalis Walker, 1859, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 19: 919.
Labanda ceylusalis Walker; Holloway, 1976: 21.

 


Labanda ceylusalis



Diagnosis.
This is the largest and most distinctive Bornean species, dark brown with a variegated marginal zone and a transverse antemedial fascia. The stronger, oblique, curved whitish bar of the postmedial near the forewing costa and the dull yellow border of the hindwing are diagnostic. The ovipositor lobes are unusually acute.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Palawan (ZMUC), Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. The species is uncommon but is found from the lowlands to 1200m.

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