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submarginal line.

Hab. Dharmsala (HocJciny). Exp. 30 millim. Type in B. M.



Genus POMASIA.

Pomasia, Guen. Phal. i, p. 427 (1857).
Leiocera, Hmpsn, III. Ret. ix, p. 152 (1893).

Type, P. psylaria, Guen.

Range. K basis; JN"agas ; Ceylon; Mergui; Borneo.

Palpi porrect, the 2nd joint reaching beyond the short sharp
frontal tuft, the 3rd long and naked ; antenna of male minutely
ciliated ; hind tibiae with two pairs of spurs. Fore wing with
vein 3 from before angle of cell ; 7, 8, 9 stalked ; 10, 11 stalked,
10 anastomosing with 8, 9 to form the areole. Hind wing with
vein 3 from before angle of cell ; 5 from middle of discocellulars,
which are angled, 6, 7 stalked.

3745. Pomasia psylaria, Guen. Phal. i, p. 428; Moore, Lep. Ceyl in,

pi. 200, fig. 2 ; C. $ S. no. 4005.

Bright rufous ; head, thorax, and abdomen banded with greyish

white. Fore wing with the
costa orange, with black patches
and striga3 ; a grey fascia below
the costa ; a basal grey spot ;
six irregularly waved grey lines
outlined in black; the veins
streaked with grey and black ;
1ft3 outer margin orange, with black

Pomasia p%laa, 3. *. patches at veins 2 and 4. Hind

wing with a basal grey spot ;
five waved grey lines outlined in black ; the outer margin orange,
with a black patch at vein 4. Underside suffused with pale fuscous.
Hab. Ceylon. Exp., J 28, $ 32 millim.

3746. Pomasia reticulata, n. sp.

$ . Bright orange ; head, thorax, and abdomen spotted with
black. Fore wing with double subbasal, antemedial, medial, post-
niedial, and submarginal waved dark lines connected in many
places by irregular, rectangular, or stellate blotches ; a dentate
line just inside the margin and two spots on the margin. Hind
wing with antemedial, medial, postniedial, and submarginal double
waved lines with a few blotches on them ; a dentate line close to
the margin and two spots on the margin.

Hab. Mergui (Doherty}. Exp. 24 millim. Type in coll. Druce

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388 GEOMETRIES.

3747. Pomasia denticlathrata, Warr. P. Z. S. 1803, p. 367.

c? . Pale yellow ; head, thorax, and abdomen spotted and reticu-
lated with red-brown. Fore wing with some fifteen waved red-
brown lines connected in many places by patches of red-brown.
Hind wing with some eight waved red-brown lines. Both wings
with waved marginal line; the cilia pale and red-brown. Under-
side orange-fulvous.

Hob. Khasis ; Nagas. Eccp. 21 millim.

3748. Pomasia pnlchrilinea, Wlk. Cat. xxxv, p. 1675.
Leiocera axis, Hmpsn. 111. Het. ix, p. 153, pi. 170, fig. 22.
Pomasia moniliata, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 367, pi. 32, tig. 9.

Fawn-colour. Fore wing with double subbasal, ante- and post-
medial waved white lines arising from ochreous specks on the
costa ; a submarginal crenulate white line with four black lunules
on it below apex and a black streak crossing it above inner margin.
Hind wing with antemedial and medial waved white lines ; three
submarginal lines with some black specks on them.

Hub. Khasis ; Ceylon ; Borneo. Exp. 20 millim.

Genus GYMNOSCELIS.

Gymnoscelis, Mob. Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. (4) vii, p. 656 (1867).

Type, G.pumilata, Hiibn., from Europe.

Range. Palsearctic, Oriental, and Australian regions.

Palpi porrect, the 2nd joint clothed with hair and reaching
beyond the frontal tuft, the 3rd prominent ; antenna of male
ciliated ; hind tibia with a terminal pair of spurs, and rarely with
a very minute medial pair ; abdomen with slight dorsal crests.
Fore wing with vein 3 from close to angle of cell ; 5 from middle
of discocellulars ; 6 from upper angle ; 10, 11 stalked, 10 anasto-
mosing with 7, 8, 9 to form the areole, and 11 anastomosing with 12.
Hind wing with veins 3, 4 from angle of cell ; 5 from middle of
discocellulars ; 6, 7 from upper angle ; 8 anastomosing with 7 to
beyond middle of cell.

SECT. I. Hind tibiae with the medial pair of spurs absent.
A. Palpi reaching far beyond the frons; fore winy of normal breadth.

a. Male without thick tufts of leaden-coloured scales at extremity
of mid and hind tibice.

3749. Gymnoscelis ectochlora, Hmpm. Ill Het. viii, p. 118, pi. 162,

%. 19.

Olive-green, irrorated with black. Fore wing with the broad
medial area rufous, irrorated or suffused with black and edged by
waved black lines, angled on median nervure and vein 4; a pnlo
waved sulunaruiiial line with the area beyond it rufous, with a
pale diffused patch at middle. Hind wing with the rufous area



GYMNOSCELIS. 389

extending to the base. Underside fuscous, with cell-spots and
curved postmedial line.

The green often fades and the insect appears to be rufous and
ocbreous.

Hob. Sikhim ; Formosa ; Mlgiris ; Ceylon. Exp. 22 millim.

3750. Gymnoscelis deleta, Hmpsn. III. Het. viii, p. 118, pi. 152, fig. 20.
Rufous, suffused and irrorated with black. Fore wing with

traces of subbasal and antemedial waved lines angled below costa ;
the medial area with an indistinct waved line at its middle and
defined by black lines, the inner highly angled in cell, the outer
oblique from costa to vein 4, where it is angled ; the outer area
with a pale patch from the postmedial line to apex and a less
prominent patch at middle; a submarginal waved dark line with
blackish mark at costa and crossed by two black streaks below
apex. Hind wing with indistinct waved subbasal, antemedial,
postmedial, and submarginal lines, the postmedial double, angled
at vein 6 and with ochreous beyond it, especially on inner area ;
a large pale spot at middle of outer area. Underside fuscous, with
pale patches ; a postmedial line angled at vein 4 of fore wing and
6 of hind wing ; a curved submarginal line.
Hob. JSfilgiris ; Ceylon. Exp. 20-26 millim.

3751. Gymnoscelis fasciata, Hmpsn. III. Het. viii, p. 118, pi. 152

fig. 22.

Whitish, with a slight brown tinge and thickly irrorated with
black ; abdomen banded with black. Fore wing with diffused
subbasal, medial, postmedial, and submarginal waved black bands,
the medial and postmedial bands with fine black lines beyond them.
Hind wing with the bands and lines better defined.

Hob. Nilgiris ; Alu, Solomon Islands. Exp. 20 millim.

3752. Gymnoscelis roseifascia, Hmpsn. III. Het. ix, p. 153, pi. 170,

fig. 4.

$ . Head, thorax, and abdomen olive-green, slightly marked
with black. Fore wing with the basal half green, mostly suffused
with black in the form of diffused subbasal and antemedial bands ;




Fig. 184. Gymnoscelis roseifascia, $ . \.

the medial area pale pink, with two faint waved lines on it and
bounded by a waved fuscous and grey line ; the postmedial area
green ; a fuscous and grey waved submarginal line, the area beyond
it pinkish with a pale spot at middle. Hind wing similar; the



390 GEOMETRIES.

pink area extending to the base and with a minute discocellular
speck ; the pale spot small. Underside fuscous, with curved post-
medial line.

Hob. Ceylon. Exp. 20 millim.

b. (Irani ba). Male with thick tufts of leaden-coloured scales at
extremity of mid and hind tibice.

3753. Gymnoscelis tibialis, Moore, Lep. Ceyl. iii, p. 481, pi. 206,

fig. 2 ; C.SfS. no. 3789.

Differs from ectochlora in being browner olive ; the medial area
c f fore wing suffused with fuscous ; the postmedial line of fore
wing straight and oblique from costa to the angle at vein 4.

Hob. Ceylon. Exp. 20 millim.

B. Palpi much shorter ; fore wing long and narrow, especially
in male.

3754. Gymnoscelis tristrigosa, Eutl P. Z. S. 1880, p. 688.
Rufous, slightly irrorated with black ; head, thorax, and abdomen

with black markings. Fore wing with diffused black fascia from
base of inner margin to the costa at origin of the postmedial line,
which is indistinct and angled at vein 4, the fascia then narrowing
and continued above vein 4 to outer margin. Hind wing with a
postmedial line highly angled at vein 6 ; a curved slightly waved
submarginal line.

Hab. Formosa; Ceylon. Exp. 22 millim.

SECT. II. Hind iibia3 with a very minute medial pair of spurs.

3755. Gymnoscelis polyclealis, Wk. Cat. xix, p. 998 ; Hmpm. III.

Net. ix, pi. 170, fig. 23 ; C. $ S. no. 3776.

Eupithecia attenuata, Moore, Lep. Ceyl. iii. p. 479, pi. 206, fig. 3 ;
C. $ S. no. 3767.

Fuscous brown, with a slight purplish tinge ; palpi and frons
jet-black. Fore wing with the broad medial area defined by waved
black lines, edged with grey, the outer line produced to an angle
at vein 4 ; an indistinct curved submarginal line. Hind wing
with traces of subbasal and medial lines ; a postmedial waved line
excurved from vein 2 to 4, and with whitish patches on its outer
edge below veins 6 and 2; a waved white submarginal line with
whitish patch on it at middle.

The form attenuata has no black on the lines of fore wing ; hind
with the two whitish patches on the postmedial line absent.

Hob. Ceylon. Exp. 22 millim.



Genus CHLOROCLYSTIS.

Urn. I'rrz. p. 323 (P1818).
... -it. xxvi, p. 1650 (1862).

I'hrissoffonus, Butl. A. M. N. H. (5) ix, p. 94 (1882).
Pasiphila, Meyrick, New Zealand Journal of Science, i, p. 527 (1883).



Chloroclystis, Hiibn. Verz. p. 323 (P1818)
/iriduva, '//,-. Cat. xxvi, p. 1050 (1862).

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CHLOEOCLYST1S. 391

Calluga, Moore, Lep. Ceyl. iii, p. 480 (1887).
Ardouis, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 269 (1888).
Axinoptera, Hmpsn. III. Het. ix, p. 154 (1893).
Ceratorhynchus, Hmpsn. III. Het. ix, p. 154.

Type, C. coronata, Hiibn., from Europe.

lianye. Palaearctic region ; Himalayas ; Assam ; Burma ; Nil-
giris ; Ceylon ; Australia ; New Zealand.

Palpi with the 2nd joint thickly scaled and reaching beyond the
sharp frontal tuft, the 3rd joint prominent ; antennae of male
annulated ; hind tibiae with two pairs of spurs * ; abdomen with
slight dorsal crests. Fore wing with vein 3 from angle of cell ;
5 from middle of discocellulars ; 6 from upper angle ; 10, 11 stalked,
10 anastomosing with 7, 8, 9 to form the large areolef, and 11
becoming coincident with 12. Hind wing with vein 5 from middle
of discocellulars ; 6, 7 stalked ; 8 anastomosing with 7 to beyond
middle of cell.

SECT. I. (Liridava). Palpi with the 2nd joint reaching far beyond
the frontal tuft; hind wing with vein 3 from before angle of cell.

A. Hind wing without tufts or fovea beloiu lower angle of cell.

3756. Chloroclystis palpata, Wlk. Cat. xxv, p. 1404; Moore, Lep.

Ceyl. iii, pi. 206, fig. 6 ; C. Sf S. no. 3775.
Lobophora Julia, Butl. 111. Het. iii, p. 53, pi. 54, fig. 4.
Lobophora excisa, Butl. III. Het. iii, p. 52, pi. 53, tig. 11.
Eupithecia variegata, Moore, Lep. Ceyl. iii, p. 479, pi. 206, fig. 5 ;

C. $ S. no. 3782.
Eupithecia virescens, Moore, Lep. Ceyl. iii, p. 479, pi. 206, fig. 4 ;

C. 8f S. no. 3783.

Grass-green, irrorated with black and with more or less vinous-
red suffusion; abdomen with the 2nd segment blackish. Eore
wing with the veins speckled with black ; a subbasal line ; an ante-
medial vinous and black band, with a line beyond it ; the medial area
vinous and black, with a black cell-spot and edged by black lines,
the outer edge angled at veins 6 and 4 and with white between those
points ; a postmedial series of black specks ; a submarginal vinous
band with a black line on it and black inner edge, outwardly edged
by a crenulate white line ; cilia green and black. Hind wing pale
fuscous or whitish, with traces of waved lines on outer area.

Many specimens are almost entirely suffused with vinous, others
have the medial area of fore wing black.

Hob. Japan; Dharmsala ; Sikhim ; Mlgiris ; Ceylon. E^p.24:
millim.

3757. Chloroclystis intentata, Wlk. Cat. xxxv, p. 1676.

cJ. Green (fading to ochreous), irrorated with black. Tore
wing with a slightly curved black subbasal line with two faint
lines between it and the medial area, which is thickly irrorated
with black, edged by black lines, and has three minutely waved

* Except in male of costalis. t Except in male of subcostalis.



302 GEOMETRIC.

black lines on it angled below costa, the outer edge angled
at vein 4 and outlined with white ; a sinuous pale submarginal
line with diffused black on its inner edge. Hind wing pale
fuscous ; both wings with black marginal line ; the cilia chequered
black and green.

ffab. Ceylon ; Borneo. Exp. 22 millim.

3758. Chloroclystis rubrinotata, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 384.

9 . Green (fading to ochreous) ; abdomen with black band on
2nd segment ; wings with traces of waved lines. Fore wing with
a slight subbasal line ; a large rufous quadrate patch on costal
area, bounded on inner side by an oblique black line, and on outer
side by a black line, and extending to lower angle of cell ; a medial
speck on median nervure and a postmedial series of specks on the
veins ; traces of a submarginal line. Hind wing with three
indistinct lines on basal half ; a series of prominent black specks
on the postmedial line. Underside with prominent cell-spots and
postmedial line.

The species figured on pi. 30, fig. 22, is EupltJiecia rufipicta (see
p. 401).

Hab. Sikhim. Exp. 24 millim.

3759. Chloroclystis deletarius, Hmpm. III. Het. ix, p. 154, pi. 170,

%20.

$ . Green (fading to ochreous). Fore wing with a black patch
on base of costa, with a line from its outer edge to inner margin ;
antemedial, medial, and postmedial irregular black lines, the
medial line with traces of a cell-spot beyond it, the postmedial
produced to a strong angle at vein 4 and lesser angle below vein 2 ;
a submarginal pale waved line with slight suffusion inside it, and
dark patch beyond it above middle and at outer angle. Hind wing
with curved black antemedial line, and postmedial line angled at
vein 4 ; traces of a submarginal pale waved line with darker
suffusion inside it. Underside much suffused with fuscous ;
prominent black cell-spots ; medial and postmedial lines, the latter
angled at vein 4 ; a less distinct submarginal line.

Hob. Khasis ; Ceylon. Exp. 30 millim.

3760. Chloroclystis xylinaria, Wlk. Cat. xxvi, p. 1550.
Menophra rubridisca, Hmpsn. III. Het. viii, p. 106, pi. 150, fig. 8.

Very pale brown, irrorated with rufous, fuscous, and silvery
scales. Fore wing with four lines between the base and middle,
\. TV highly angled below costa, and dark, then rufous and oblique
to inner margin; a large fuscous and rufous patch -beyond the cell
bounded by the double postmedial line, which is angled beyond
the cell, then incurved to inner margin, and with an indistinct
(li-ntutf line beyond it : a rufous and fuscous patch on the margin
In-low apex; an indistinct almost straight, pale subuiargiual line.
lliiul \\inr \\ith traces of numerous waved lines ; a subbasal dark



CHLOKOCLYST/S, 393

band ; a postmedial rufous line angled beyond cell, and with dark
marks inside it from vein 4 to inner margin.

Hob. Khasis; Nilgiris ; Ceylon; Borneo. Exp. 9 d 1 28, 34
milliin.

B. Male with a tuft of hair on upptrside of hind wing at lower

angle of cell, and a smaller tuft at anal angle, with a fovea
between the two tufts.

3761 . Chloroclystis filicata, Swinh. Trans. Ent. Soc. 1892, p. 1.

cJ . A beautiful grey-blue (fading to ochreous) ; metathorax
and end of abdomen with olive-green tufts. Fore wing with a
black basal patch ; the broad medial band black, dark green, and
grey-blue, with a cell-speck and two waved lines on it ; its inner
edge curved, the outer bordered with white, sinuous and produced
to a point at vein 4 ; a pale waved submarginal, line with large
patches of dark green at costa, above middle, and at outer angle.
Hind wing with traces of medial line ; a patch of fuscous beyond
upper angle of cell, and of dark green at anal angle and middle of
outer area. Underside with cell-speck ; postmedial band angled
at vein 4 of each wing and a less prominent curved submarginal
band.

Hob. Sikhim ; Khasis; Ceylon; E. Pegu. Kvp. 26 millim.

C. Male with a large tuft of hair on upper side of hind iving below

vein 4, then a shallow fovea and a long contorted fringe at anal
angle and on inner margin ; veins 2 and 3 given off from a
point long before the angle of cell.

3762. Chloroclystis trichophora, n. sp.

cJ . Pale green, suffused with pale rufous. Fore wing with
indistinct blackish basal and antemedial bands with waved edges ;
numerous indistinct waved lines on outer half, the most prominent
being a line which is oblique and white-edged from costa to vein 4,
then angled and recurved. Hind wing whitish, with the tufts
ochreous.

Hab. Niigiri plateau. Kvp. 20 niillim. Type in coll. Elwes.

SECT. II. Palpi with the 2nd joint reaching slightly beyond the
f rons ; hind wing with vein 3 from angle of cell or shortly
stalked with 4.

A. (Chloroclystis). Male without secondary sexual
characters on the wings.

3763. Chloroclystis atroviridis, Warr. P. Z. 8. 1893, p. 384, pi. 31,

%. 19-

Emerald-green (fading to ochreous) ; abdomen with black band
on 2nd segment ; wings with traces of pale waved lines. Fore



:i!)4 GEOMETRIES.

wing with subbasal series of three black spots ; an antemedial
triangular brown patch on costa and black specks on median
nervure and inner margin ; a postmedial curved series of black
specks and larger brown spot on costa ; a submarginal waved line ;
large brown patches on costa at apex, on outer margin below apex,
and a smaller patch at outer angle. Hind wing with indistinct
dark subbasal and medial lines ; the postmedial line with promi-
nent black specks on it from vein 6 to inner margin. Underside
pale, with antemedial and medial blackish lines and prominent
curved postmedial band.

Nab. Sikhim ; Khasis ; Nagas. Exp. 22 millim.

3764. Chloroclystis infrazebrina, n. sp.

c? . Pale pinkish brown ; head and terminal half of abdomen
black. Fore wing with antemedial, medial, and postmedial blackish
patches on costa ; the antemedial line faint, the postmedial retracted
at costa and produced to an angle, with a slight dark mark in it
beyond cell ; a w r aved submarginal line. Hind wing with double
disused antemedial black line ; the outer area pinker, with indis-
tinct submarginal line. Underside fuscous, with patches of white ;
hind wing with antemedial line, and both wings with prominent
postmedial band angled beyond cell.

Hob. Nagas, 6000 feet (Doherty). Exp. 18 millim. Type in
coll. Elwes.

3765. Chloroclystis admixtaria, Wlk. Cat. xxiv, p. 1243 ; Hmpsn.

IU. Net. ix, pi. 171, fig. 13 ; C. $ S. no. 3785.

Rufous, with a slight olive tinge ; abdomen with a black band on
2nd segment. Fore wing with indistinct waved lines on basal area
and some black on base of costa ; the medial area with three indis-
tinct waved lines on it, and defined by waved lines with black
suffusion beyond the inner and inside the outer line, which is
sharply angled at vein 4, and has an indistinct line beyond it ;
outer area with more distinct olive tinge and a pale waved sub-
marginal line. Hind wing with diffused black subbasal line ;
traces of a medial line ; a postmedial line sharply angled at vein 4,
and with diffused black and rufous inside it ; the outer area with
a more distinct olive tinge and a pale waved submarginal line.

Hob. Nilgiris ; Ceylon. Exp.^ 3 16, $ 20 millim.

3766. Chloroclystis immixtaria, Wlk. Cat. xxiv, p. 1244 ; Hmpsn.

III. Net. ix, pi. 171, tig. 20; C. % S. no. 3787.

Uniform fuscous, with a slight rufous tinge. Fore wing with
a subbasal black speck on the costa ; an antemedial oblique series
of three specks; a postmedial oblique line angled at vein 4. Hind
wing with medial waved line excurved from veins 4 to 2 ; traces
of a submarginal waved line. Underside whitish ; the margins
Inscous ; both wings with postmedial black line angled atr vein 4.

11 ah. Ceylon. Krp. 18 millim.



CHLOEOCLYSTIS. 395

3767. Chloroclystis recensitaria, Wlk. Cat. xxiv, p. 1244 ; Hmpsn.

III. Net. ix, pi. 171, fig. 19 ; C. $ S. no. 3788.

Rufous, suffused with fuscous. Fore wing with traces of
numerous waved lines ; an oblique antemedial line angled in the
cell ; a postmedial line with blackish suffusion inside it, angled
on veins 6 and 4, then oblique ; a submarginal waved grey line
with black marks on it at costa, and on each side of vein 6. Hind
wing with outer margin rounded ; traces of waved lines ; a post-
medial line angled on vein 4 ; a waved greyish submarginal line.
Underside with curved pos f medial and submarginal lines.

Hind wing of male on underside clothed entirely with rough
grey and black scales.

Hob. Dharmsala ; Nilgiris ; Ceylon. Exp. 16 millim.

3768. Chloroclystis emarginaria, Hmpsn. III. Het.ix, p. 152, pi. 171,

fig. 14.

Differs from recensitaria in the outer margin of the hind wing
being crenulate and slightly excised below apex.

The male has the upperside much darker ; the underside of hind
wing clothed with rough ochreous hair to the postmedial line.
The Naga female has the postmedial line of fore wing bent
inwards at costa.

Nab. Nagas ; Nilgiris ; Ceylon. Exp. 26 millim.

3769. Chloroclystis rufifascia, Hmpsn. III. Het. ix, p. 152, pi. 171,

fig. 15.

Differs from recensitaria in being dark green. Fore wing with
the rufous suffusion confined to the medial area, sometimes to its
costal half ; both wings with the postmedial line prominently
black with white outer edge, on fore wing more evenly curved and
waved ; the submarginal pale waved line more prominent. The
outer margin of hind wing is sometimes evenly curved, sometimes
excised below apex. Underside without rough scales on hind wing
of male.

Nab. Khasis; Nilgiris; Ceylon. Exp., J 12, $ 18 millim.

3770. Chloroclystis indicata, Wlk. Cat. xxxv, p. 1675.

cJ . Ochreous, suffused with dark brown and rufous ; wings
with faint traces of waved lines ; a double curved postmedial line,
the area beyond it paler, with dark streaks on fore wing below
costa and on each side of vein 5, and patches at outer angle of
fore wing and apex of hind wing ; a dentate submarginal line most
prominent on hind wing.

Nab. Ceylon ; Borneo. Exp. 18 millim.



3771. Chloroclystis spissidentata, Wan. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 383.

cJ . Fuscous, thickly speckled with small ochreous white spots ;
wings with numerous indistinct waved lines ; the postmedial line



396 GEOMETRIDJE.

on a whitish band with waved edges ; fore wing with a black cell-
speck. Underside with postmedial line produced to an angle on
vein 4 of each wing.

Hab. Sikhim. Exp. 18 millim.

B. (Ardonis). Male with the fore wing very broad; a round jmtch
of differentiated black scales on underside on vein 2 ; hind winy
with a similar patch on upperside at fork of veins 6, 7.

:i772. Chloroclystis chlorophilata, Wlk. Cat. xxvi, p. 1768; C. $ S.
no. 3784.

<J. Head, thorax, and abdomen malachite-green, with some
rufous markings ; abdomen with blackish band on 2nd segment
and blackish dorsal tufts ; wings malachite-green. Fore wing with
some dark rufous at base of costa ; triangular medial and smaller
postmedial patches ; a quadrate apical patch ; a patch from end of
cell to outer margin between veins 6 and 4, and crossed by the
waved white submarginal line. Hind wing with the costal half
nacreous white, with the black sexual mark on it ; the inner area
green, with the base dark, and with three indistinct waved lines.
Underside pale, suffused with fuscous; three waved dark lines,
obsolete on inner half of fore wing.

Hab. Sikhim ; Bhutan ; Khasis ; Mlgiris. Exp. 26 millim.

C. Male with the area near outer angle of fore iving on upperside
thickly clothed with long rough hair-like scales ; the whole of
hind wing, except the costal area, clothed tvith similar but shorter
scales.

3773. Chloroclystis lucinda, But I. A. M. N. H. (5) iv, p. 442 ; id.
111. Het. ix, pi. 170, fig. 11.

^ - Pale grass-green, irrorated with black. Fore wing with
traces of black subbasal and antemedial lines ; the medial area
largely suffused with black and edged by waved black lines, the
outer line dentate at veins 6 and 4 ; traces of a waved submarginal
line ; the long hair-like scales near outer area of fore wing and on
hind wing pale brownish ochreous.

with the hind wing pale fuscous, with curved postmedial
line.

Hab. Japan ; Dharmsala ; Sikhim ; Nilgiris ; Ceylon. Exp.,
d 18, $ 20 millim.

D. Male with the costa arched at middle and fringed with rou</h
hair varying in length in the several species.

a. (Phrissogonus). Hind tibice of male with two jyairs of
; fore winy ivith the apex not produced.



:.774. Chloroclystis modesta, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 383.

rf . Fuscous, suffused with rufous on body and base of wings,
which have traces of numerous waved lines. Fore win"- with'



CHLOKOCLYSTIS. 397

highly crennlate olive-green postmedial line, sending a tooth
inwards along vein 5 to the cell ; a fine waved submarginal olive
line. Hind wing with double postmedial and single submarginal



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