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Ornithospila esmeralda Hampson  
Afrena esmeralda Hampson, 1895, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 28: 314.

Ornithospila esmeralda

See Ornithospila lineata Moore. The forewing postmedial is more oblique, the green more intense at its basal edge. The cilia of the wings are pale, with a diagnostic, bidentate, blackish patch at the margin near the forewing apex. The hindwing discal red patch is large.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Sundaland, Philippines.

Habitat preference. This is as scarce a species as O. lineata but also found at 1790m and in hill dipterocarp forest at 150m in G. Mulu.

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