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Warreniplema fumicosta Warren comb. n
Gathynia fumicosta Warren, 1896, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 17: 215.
Gathynia fumicosta Warren; Holloway, 1976: 88.

Warreniplema fumicosta

The brown forewings with strongly looped fasciae, and the pale yellow anterior half of the hindwings crossed by two fine brown fasciae distinguish this species.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Taiwan, Borneo.

Habitat preference. Only two Bornean specimens have been seen: a female from 1930m on G. Kinabalu; a male from 1618m on Bukit Retak in Brunei.

Biology. The species has been reared in Taiwan (Chen, 1997) from Mussaenda (Rubiaceae).

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