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Pterogonia nubes Hampson
Craspedogonia nubes Hampson, 1893, Illust. typical Specimens lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus., 9: 117.
nerissa Swinhoe, 1902, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 9: 83.
Pterogonia nubes Hampson; Kobes, 1997: 68.


Pterogonia nubes

Pterogonia nubes

Both sexes have dark reddish brown forewings with darker striae and a pale bluish grey speckled streak bisecting the apical angle. The male forewing margin is rounded, that of the female centrally angled.

Geographical range. Sri Lanka, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. This is a lowland forest species that extends weakly into the lower montane forest zone at 1000m. During the Mulu survey it was more frequent in alluvial forest.

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