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Teulisna chiloides Walker
Teulisna chiloides Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool), 6:109.
Corcura torta Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool), 6:111.
Ityca humeralis Walker, 1866, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 35: 1890.
Diastrophia dasypyga Felder, 1874, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara, 106:13.
Ilema violitincta Rothschild, 1912, Novit. zool., 19: 220, syn. n.

 Teulisna chiloides
(x 1.30)

 Teulisna chiloides
(x 1.30)

The facies is somewhat similar to that of tumida, but the forewing costa is not so strongly arched centrally, and the male hindwing is not bordered but uniformly straw in colour. The female forewing has the blackish shading along the dorsum extending diffusely further forward.

Taxonomic note. The male genitalia of violitincta are indistinguishable from those of typical chiloides. Teuslina bipunctata Walker (New Guinea, Australia) has similar facies but distinct male genitalia: a spur to the aedeagus apex; a more hooked, sclerotised saccular process to the valve; a deeper uncus.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo; Sulawesi (ssp. dasypyga); Sumbawa (ssp. violitincta).

Habitat preference. Most records are from lowland dipterocarp and alluvial forest but two specimens have been taken as high as 1000m in lower montane forest.

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