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Pachyodes pratti Prout  
Terpna pratti Prout, 1927, Gross-Schmett Erde 12: 55.

Pachyodes pratti

The facies of the upperside is distinctive, particularly the dark patch submarginally between CuAl and CuA2 on the hindwing. The punctate black markings of the hindwing underside distinguish pratti from all other Bornean Pseudoterpniti.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is rare. Single individuals were taken in hill dipterocarp forest at 150m on G. Mulu, in a similar biotope at 300m in Ulu Temburong and in lower montane forest at 900m on G. Api. There is a single specimen also from Samarinda in the lowlands of Kalimantan.

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