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Comibaena albimarginata Warren
Uliocnemis albimarginata Warren, 1893, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1893: 355.
Comibaena albimarginata Warren; Holloway, 1976: 62.

Comibaena albimarginata

This is the largest of Bornean Comibaena with the most extensive white markings. The hindwing apical marking is black with a sinuous grey central mark. The species differs from similar Protuliocnemis Gen. n. species in the presence of a strong black hindwing discal mark and in the subcostal kink to the white forewing postmedial.

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

Habitat preference. This is a rare species of the upper montane zone, known from 1620m on G. Kinabalu and a singleton from 1790m on G. Mulu.

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