species: remelana Moore, India.
of this genus are all large and have a white or pallid ground colour with black
banding or spotting often present on forewings and hindwings. The distal margin
of the forewing is rather quadrate.
male genitalia have strong, curved, acute saccular processes and an acutely
bifid, sclerotised juxta or furca. The aedeagus vesica is large, with several
widely spaced, robust but short cornuti as well as some fields of light
female genitalia of the type species have a sclerotised ductus with an appendix
bursae arising between it and a more completely sclerotised neck to the bursa.
The distal part of the bursa is ovate, unsclerotised, with a weak, scobinate
from the two species extending to Borneo, there are several more in mainland
Asia, particularly the Himalayan region. V.
virilis Rothschild comb. n. extends from Taiwan to the N.E. Himalaya
and Peninsular Malaysia. It is similar to remelana
but larger, with a creamier ground colour.
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