sensu Holloway, 1976: 45.
sensu Schintlmeister, 1994: 120.
Diagnosis. The wings are relatively deep, the facies pale brown. The forewings have
diffusely paler postmedial and antemedial fasciae that are evenly curved,
running parallel to each other and defining a medial band that can be darker in
typical and Sumatran material.
Taxonomic note. The species differs from seitzi Strand (Taiwan) and subfasciata
Walker (N.E. Himalaya) in the presence of many setae on the valves and in
the slightly smaller cornutus in the aedeagus vesica. The valve apex is broader
and less excavated than in typical wilemani. All these species are
members of a large Oriental complex with similar forewing fasciation and male
genitalia. Other Sundanian members include eclipes Collenette (Java), and
species such as servilis Walker, singapura Swinhoe and varians Walker
that are illustrated for Sumatra by Schintlmeister (1994). Dissection of females of a sample of
these species did not indicate a close match with either of the Matsumura genera
referred to on (See Nygmiini n). The broadly bifid uncus, rather square valves and single
cornutus in the aedeagus vesica are diagnostic features. The bifid uncus is seen
also in lyclene and allies (see above), but these species lack a strong
saccus, have a more slender aedeagus, and also have different forewing venation
as indicated under lyclene.
Geographical range. Philippines, Borneo, Sumatra.
Habitat preference. All specimens seen are from G. Kinabalu. Those with
altitude data are from 1050m and 1200m.
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