Holloway comb. n.
Carea argentipurpurea Holloway, 1976: 26.
Diagnosis. This is a relatively small and delicate member of the genus with
brownish purple forewings crossed by a series of silvery fasciae with darker
purple edging, and a light silvery suffusion in between them. Distal to the
postmedial is a diffuse rufous band. The hindwings are pale purplish fawn.
Taxonomic note. The species is probably related to
Prout (Sumatra) which has less strongly banded forewings and larger cornuti in
the cluster in the vesica.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. All records are from G. Kinabalu between 1620m and
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