Swinhoe comb. n.
Aramuna padanga Swinhoe, 1916, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 18: 218.
Lasionotella padanga Swinhoe; Kobes, 1997: 161.
Diagnosis. The wings are dark grey, the forewings apically rather rounded,
having a dark discal dash that has a small greenish-tinged area basad. The male
hindwing is slightly produced at the centre of the margin, and the tornus has a
small lobe that bears fawn scales. The male abdomen is pouched as in the
previous four species, but the aedeagus vesica is shorter, broader.
Geographical range. Sumatra, Borneo.
Habitat preference. Bornean material is restricted to two males, one from
alluvial forest at the foot of G. Mulu and the other from dry heath forest at
Telisai in the lowlands of Brunei.
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