indignaria Walker comb. n.
Epiplema indignaria Walker,
1866, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 35: 1645.
Epiplema fucina Swinhoe, 1902, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond.,
1902: 596. syn. n.
Diagnosis. The wings are dark grey, finely fasciated darker as illustrated, the
hindwing with a distinct discal mark. There is a black and white mark associated
with the more posterior hindwing tail.
Taxonomic notes. The type of indignaria (UM Oxford) is worn and damaged, but shows
the diagnostic facies features noted in fucina.
Geographical range. New Guinea, Borneo.
Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimen, the holotype of fucina,
is from the southern, low-lying island of Pulo Laut.
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