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Eumelea parda Sommerer
Eumelea parda Sommerer, 1995: 23.

Eumelea parda

The wings of both sexes are dull brownish orange, finely striated with a dull, dark pink that is also concentrated in fine, rather sinuous postmedials set almost centrally on the wing, and more diffuse submarginals, close to the margin on the hindwing and running from the dorsum more or less straight to about 5mm subapically on the forewing. These fasciae are clearer on the underside where the ground colour is more yellow. The apex of the hindwing above is narrowly yellow and there is a diagnostic yellow patch just distal to the postmedial set in from the dorsum on the forewing. The male genitalia have the uncus distally broad, though not as broad as below the arms of the cross which are relatively small, only slightly expanded distally; the socii are very small, acute. The scobinate bands of the slender vesica are very big, the spines even in size.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Habitat preference. No recent material has been seen. Old specimens in the Natural History Museum are from lowland localities in Kalimantan (Samarinda and east of Pontianak).

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