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Garudinistis eburneana Walker 
Tospitis eburneana Walker, 1863, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 28:428.

Garudinistis eburneana
(x 1.73)

Fig.6d: Garudinistis eburneana Walker

See the generic description: there are three brown bands on the forewing, rather than two as in Garudinia.

Geographical range. Borneo, also Sumatra, Java (van Eecke, 1930).

Habitat preference. This appears to be a rare but ecologically versatile species. In recent surveys singletons have been taken from: lower montane forest at 1000m on G. Mulu; coastal forest and secondary vegetation at Seria in Brunei; on a boat within mangrove in the Bay of Brunei; lowland dipterocarp forest at the Danum Valley Field Centre in Sabah.

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