Numenes insignis Moore
 1858-9, Cat. Lepid. Insects Mus. E. Ind. Co., 2: 367.
1866, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 35: 1916.
Diagnosis. Males are distinguished by the oblique white band on the dark brown
forewing, and a hindwing that is deep yellow with a broad brown border. Females
could be confused with those of the next species, but they lack the division and
triangular process of the more distal brown band of the forewing, and have a
shorter and more interior black bar at the hindwing tornus.
Taxonomic note. This species is best treated as distinct from the generic type species,
as it has male genitalia more as in contrahens Walker, with a rod-like,
apically bifid uncus rather than a shorter, tapering one, a ventral arm of the
valve half as broad as in siletti, a short (cf. long) digitate
process from the base of the juxta and without a semicircular flange at the apex
of the aedeagus. N. strandi Bryk stat. n. (Philippines) is
intermediate in these features, with juxta and uncus as in siletti and
aedeagus and valve as in insignis.
Geographical range. Java, Sumatra, Borneo.
Habitat preference. No recent material has been seen, but there are
females from the Baram district and G. Mulu, Sarawak, and a male from Kudat in
Sabah in BMNH.
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