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curved and waved olive lines.

Hub. Sikhiin ; Burma. Exp. 26 millim.

b. (Calluga). Hind tibia of male with terminal pair of spurs only,
the outer spur nearly as long as the tarsus and dilated at
extremity ; fore tibia with a tuft of hair on outer side at base,
then contorted and with another tuft at extremity ; antenna*
ivith the basal joint large and ending in a small process, the shaft
coming off from it at an angle, thickened and fringed above with
large scales ; fore wing with the apex produced, the subcostal
nervure bent downwards and the areole very large.

3775. Chloroclystis costalis, Moore, Lep. Ceyl. in, p. 480, pi. 206,
fig. 1 ; a $ S. no. 3790.

Pale olive-green (changing to oehreous), suffused with rufous,
and irrorated with black ; wings with numerous indistinct waved
white lines. Fore wing with the costal half rufous to the post-




Fig. 185. Chloroclystis costalis,

medial line, which is oblique, black, and excurved below costa; a
waved white submarginal line, with rufous and black patches inside
it on costa and below apex. Hind wing with black medial line
excurved below costa.

Hab. Bhutan ; Nagas ; Ceylon ; Burma. Kvp. 18 millim.

E. (Axinoptera). Male with a tuft of black hair on hind tibiae, just
before the terminal spurs ; fore wing with the costa bent upivards
and highly angled close to the base, a fold on upperside from
the angle of costa to near apex, containing rough rufous scales ;
vein 7 from the angle of cell, which is short, the posterior wall
of areole being absent.

3776. Chloroclystis subcostalis, Hmpsn. III. Het. ix, p. 155, pi. 171,

figs. 24, 25.

Olive-brown ; the palpi black ; metathorax and abdomen with
black markings ; wings slightly irrorated with black and with
traces of numerous waved lines. Pore wing with black at base of
costa ; a dentate black antemedial line ; a prominent postmedial
line angled at vein 4, and with black streaks beyond it inside the
waved grey submarginal line; the subcostal fold in male bright



GEOMETRIC JE.

rufous. Hind wing suffused with rufous to the prominent curved
slightly sinuous black postmedial line; a diffused waved black
submarginal line with white spot beyond it at middle.
Hub. Ceylon. Exp. 20 raillim.

Genus EUPITHECIA.

Eupithecia, Curt. Brit. Ent. vi, pi. 04 (1825).
Tephroclystia, Hiilm. Verz. p. 323 (? 1816), non descr.
Pena, Wlk. Cat. xxvii, p. 130 (1863).
Eurypeplodes, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 382.

Type, E. absinthiata, Curt., from Europe.

Jianf/e. Universally distributed.

Palpi usually reaching just beyond the frontal tuft ; the 2nd
joint clothed with hair ; antennae of male ciliated ; hind tibiae with
two pairs of spurs ; abdomen with slight dorsal crests. Fore wing
with vein 3 from near angle of cell; 5 from middle of disco-
cellulars ; 6 from upper angle; 10, 11 stalked, 10 anastomosing
with 7, 8, 9 to form the areole. Hind wing with vein 3 from near
angle of cell ; 5 from middle of discocellulars ; 6, 7 stalked ; 8
anastomosing with 7 to beyond middle of cell.

SECT. I. (Eupithecia}. Palpi with the 2nd joint reaching only just
beyond the frontal tuft ; fore wing usually with a tuft of
raised scales on discocellulars.

3777. Eupithecia eupitheciata, Wlk. Cat. xxvi, p. 1720.
Cephalissa delogramma, Meyer, Trans. Ent. Soc. 1886, p. 195.
Eupithecia dentifascia, Hmpsn. III. Het. viii, p. 117, pi. 152,

fig- 12.

Dark red-brown, irrorated with black and suffused with fuscous.
Fore wing with oblique, subbasal, and antemedial lines angled
below costa ; the medial area blackish, with black cell-speck and
edged by oblique black lines, the outer highly dentate below
veins 3 and 2; an indistinct waved postmedial line and waved
grey submarginal line ; patches of fuscous suffusion on margin
below apex and above outer angle. Hind wing with indistinct
dark antemedial, medial, postmedial, and submarginal lines,
becoming obsolescent on costal area, which is pale.

Hab. Khasis ; Nil;iris ; Ceylon ; Shan States ; Australia ; Fiji ;
Tonga. Bay. 20 millirn.

3778. Eupithecia lucigera, Svtl. 111. Het. vii, p. 115, pi. 137, fig. 11.

tf. Black -brown ; the metathorax rufous; a pure white tuft
round claspers. Fore wing with a diffused pale rufous fascia
from the base of inner margin to the large and prominent tuft of
raised black scales on discocellulars ; a large pale postmedial patch
touching the costa ; a white speck near outer angle. Underside
of hind wing with traces of cell-speck and antemedial, postmedial,
and submarginal lines.

Hal,. Dliarinsala. Kq>. 20 milliin.



EUPITHECIA. 399

3779. Eupithecia subtacincta, n. sp.

Eupithecia isogrammata, Butt. 111. Het. vii, p. 23 (nee Treit.}.
Eupithecia haworthiata, Butl. III. Het. vii, p. 24 (nee Doubl.}.

$ . Dark fuscous ; wings with faint traces of numerous waved
lines ; a dark cell-speck ; an obscure dark curved antemedial line
and grey submarginal line. Underside pale, with three dark lines
on basal area, less prominent on fore wing than on hind wing ;
prominent postmedial and submarginal bands.

Hab. Dharmsala (Hocking). Eccp. 20 niillim. Type in B. M.

3780. Eupithecia rigida, Swinh. Trans. Ent. Soc. 1892, p. 2.

cJ . Dark vinous red ; abdomen with dorsal white specks. Fore
wing w*ith obliquely waved white and black antemedial line ; a
black speck at end of cell ; an oblique postmedial black and white
line angled below costa and reduced to small black and white
lunules from below costa to above inner margin, a series of black
specks beyond it ; an apical blackish patch ; a submarginal series
of white specks, one above the outer angle being large. Hind
wing fuscous, except the inner area, which is vinous red with
minutely waved double white postmedial line. Underside with
a patch of crimson on middle of costa of fore wing and another at
anal angle of hind wing.

Hab. Khasis. Exp. 22 millim.

3781. Eupithecia rajata, Guen. Phnl. ii, p. 328; C. # S. no. 3777.
Eupithecia quadripunctata, Warr. P. Z. S. 1888, p. 331 ; C. fy S.

no. 3776 A.
Eupithecia infestata, Swinh. P. Z. S. 1889, p. 430.

Dark fuscous. Fore wing with very numerous indistinct
obliquely waved lines ; a large tuft of raised black scales at end of

cell ; the postmedial line fairly
well denned, excurved and angled
at vein 6, and slightly incurved
from vein 3 to inner margin ; a
crenulate whitish submarginal
line, often with white specks on
it, at veins 4 and 2. Hind wing
Fig. 186. w ith a speck at end of cell;

Eupithecia rajata, rf. \. ^^ Q numepous waved liues

on inner area, and a more prominent grey submarginal line.

The submarginal line of each wing is sometimes indistinct. The
species is allied to albipunctata, Ha\v.

Hab. Dharmsala ; Khasis ; Nagas ; Mhow : Nilgiris ; Ceylon.
Exp. 20-24.

3782. Eupithecia atrisignis, Butl. 111. Het. vii, p. 114, pi. 137,

n>. 10.
Eupithecia silenata, Butl. III. Het. vii, p. 23 (nee Stand/.}.

Differs from rajata in being much greyer. Fore wing with a
double medial line filled in with grey, angled outwards below the




400 GEOMETRIC^.

costa and excurved round the tuft of black scales ; the postmedial
line with diffused black inside it, often reduced to short streaks on
the veins ; the submarginal line less prominent.

The type specimen has a slight purplish tinge, and has diffused
black on the subbasal, antemedial, postmedial, and submarginal
lines of fore wing.

Hob. Dharmsala. Exp. 20-22 millim.

3783. Eupithecia conjunctiva, n. sp.

Eupithecia rufescens, Butl. Ill, Het. vii, p. 23 (nee A. M. N. H.
[5J i, p. 445).

<$ . Differs from rcyata in being much greyer. Fore wing with
an antemedial line highly angled in cell to the discocellular tuft,
then sinuous to inner margin ; a medial line angled outwards
beyond the tuft of scales and inwards on median nervure almost
to the antemedial line ; the postmedial line angled on vein 6, then
straight and oblique almost to inner margin, and joined to the
antemedial line by a black streak in interno-median interspace.
Hind wing with hardly a trace of waved lines ; a double straight
postmedial line, slightly angled at vein 6.

Hob. Dharmsala (Hocking). Exp. 24 millim. Type in B. M.

3784. Eupithecia acutangula, n. sp.

$ . Grey, irrorated with fuscous ; thorax with a black 'band
behind the collar ; abdomen with a fuscous band on 2nd segment.
Fore wing with indistinct black snbbasal line angled below costa ;
three indistinct antemedial lines ; a line of raised black scales on
discocellulars ; a double postmedial line produced to a very strong
angle beyond the cell ; an indistinct pale waved submarginal line.
Hind wing with cell-speck and traces of waved lines on inner
area, which is much more irrorated with fuscous.

Hab. Dalhousie (Harford). Exp. 28 millim. Type in B.M.

3785. Eupithecia latimedia, n. sp.

Head grey ; thorax rufous, irrorated and suffused with grey and
black ; abdomen grey, with a black band on 2nd segment. Fore
wing rufous; an antemedial line, the medial area suffused with
grey and black, inwardly edged by a curved line, outwardly by a
straight line, and by the raised black scales on discocellulars ;
submarginal grey and black patches below apex and at outer
angle; the costa grey. Hind wing rufous; a cell-speck; the
inner area with diffused subbasal, medial, and submarginal lines ;
both wings with a marginal black line and the cilia fuscous.

Hab. Dalhousie (Harford). Exp. 24 millim. Type in B. M.

3786. Eupithecia fulvipennis, Butl. III. lint, vii, p. 114, pi. 137,

tijr. 9.

Eupithecia albispumata, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 384, pi. 30,
tig. L'.",.

Chestnut ; the head grey and fuscous ; wings with traces of



EUPITHECIA. 401

numerous waved lines. Fore wing with the costa to beyond
middle grey, extending on medial area down to vein 5, and
embracing the discocellular tuft of black scales ; the inner medial
area slightly suffused with grey ; a submarginal series of white
specks. Hind wing with the inner area suffused with grey.

The outer area of fore wing may be darker, and the whole hind
wing fuscous grey. In the form albispumata the area beyond the
cell of fore wing is somewhat powdered with grey, and the sub-
marginal white specks are slight.

Hob. Dharmsala ; Khasis. Exp. 20-22 millim.

3787. Eupithecia asema, Hmpsn. Ill Het. viii, p. 117, pi. 152, fig. 23.

White, slightly irrorated and suffused with pale ochreous
brow r n ; wings with traces of numerous oblique minutely waved
ochreous lines, and a somewhat more prominent crenulate white
submarginal line.

Hob. Nilgiri plateau. Exp. 22 millim.

3788. Eupithecia hemileuca, n. sp.

J. Head, thorax, and abdomen grey and dark brown; the
thorax and 1st segment of abdomen pure white. Fore wing pure
white, with four large blackish patches on the costa ; indistinct
irregular subbasal and medial lines ; a black speck at end of cell ;
a postmedial line very much excurved below costa, then bent
inwards along vein 5 to the discocellulars, the area beyond it red-
brown, except at outer angle, with two indistinct pale waved lines
on it. Hind wing white, with indistinct ante- and postmedial
lines excurved below costa, the postmedial line with black streaks
on it from cell to inner margin ; a minute cell-speck ; a black
patch at anal angle ; a fine marginal black line.

Hal. Dalhousie (Harforcl). Exp. 24 millim. Type in B. M.*

3789. Eupithecia costipicta, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 383, pi. 30, fig. 21.

2 . Brownish grey ; wings with numerous indistinct obliquely
sinuous lines. Fore wing with five brown patches on the costa ; a
black spot at end of cell, the double medial line being produced to a
very acute angle round it ; the outer area suffused with brown,
except just below apex and at middle ; hind wing with cell-speck ;
both wings with fine marginal black line.
Hob. Sikhim. Exp. 30 millim.

3790. Eupithecia rufipicta, n. sp., P. Z. S. 1893, pi. 30, fig. 22.

c? . Dull white ; the head dark red-brown ; wings with traces
of numerous waved lines. Fore wing with dark red-brown patches
on the costa, from which the waved lines arise, the patches being
almost conjoined on basal half ; the double antemedial line angled
on median nervure; a prominent black cell-spot; large rufous
patches on outer margin below apex and at outer angle. Hind
wing with a subbasal brown patch ; a prominent black cell-spot ;

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402 , GEOMETRIDJE.

n, double waved postmedial line, interrupted by a ferruginous patch
between veins 2 and 4 ; the outer area rufous except at middle.
Underside pale; each wing with prominent cell-spot, postmedial
line excurved beyond cell, and interrupted submarginal line.

The figure in the 'Proceedings of the Zoological Society ' repre-
sents this species and not Cliloroclystis rubrinotata.

Hob. Sikbim (Holler}. Exp. 26 inillim. Type in coll. Elwes.

3791. Eupithecia lineosa, Moore, Lep. Aik. p. 268 ; a $ S. no. 3774.
$ . Cinereous brown. Fore wing with the basal half browner

and bounded by an oblique medial line ; the outer half crossed by
several oblique diffused brown lines. Hind wing with numerous
indistinct diffused brown lines.
Hob. Sikhim. Exp. 20 millim.

3792. Eupithecia ustata, Moore, Lep. Aik. p. 268 ; C. $ S. no. 3781.

c? . Head brown ; thorax and abdomen whitish. Fore wing
pale rufous brown, the basal half, except some costal patches, with
confluent white strigae, and bounded by an indistinct oblique medial
line ; a sinuous white-speckled submarginal line. Hind wing white,
with traces of fuscous ante- and postmedial lines, and marginal
rufous band.

Bab. Sikhim. Exp. 20 millim.

-SECT. II. (Pena). Palpi with the 2nd joint reaching far beyond the
frontal tuft; fore wing with no tuft of raised scajes on
discocellulars.

3793. Eupithecia costalis, Wlk. Cat. xxvii, p 130.

Leiocera ferrisparsata, Hmpsn. III. Het. ix, p. 152, pi. 171, fig. 8.

$ . Cinereous white ; the palpi, head, collar, and fore legs bright
ferruginous ; abdomen with a ferruginous band on 1st segment.
Fore wing with the costa ferruginous ; some fuscous on subcostal
nervure ; a waved subbasal dark line ; double dark-edged pale
ante- and postmedial bands, the latter excurved beyond cell,
dentate outwards on veins 6 and 4, and inwards below vein 2 ;
two irregularly dentate medial lines ; the outer area ferruginous,
turning to brown at the margin ; a pale waved submarginal line.
Hind wing with four \vaved lines on basal half ; a double dark-
edged postmedial pale band incurved beyond cell ; both wings with
fine marginal line.

ffab. Nagas ; Nilgiris; Ceylon; E. Pegu; Borneo. Exp. 22
millim.

3794. Eupithecia irambata, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 382, pi. 30, fig. 8.
Chestnut ; the male darker than the female ; wings with traces

of numerous waved lines, most distinct on outer area of hind wing;
fore wiui; with a pale-edged black speck at end of cell and an
obscure submargiual series of white specks.
Sikhim. Exj>. 25-30 millim.



EUPITHECIA. TRICHOPTEEIGIA. 403

795. Eupithecia rubridorsata, n. sp.

2 . Palpi black ; head, thorax, and abdomen orange-red. Fore
wing with the basal two-thirds dark fuscous, the outer third dark
rufous ; an orange-red basal patch ; a black cell-spot ; traces of
antetnedial, four medial, and a submarginal waved whitish line.
Hind wing whitish ; the inner and outer areas suffused with
brown ; numerous indistinct waved lines, of which a medial and
postmedial are the most prominent.

Nab. Sikhim (Knyvett}. Exp, 28 millim. Type in coll. Elwes.

3796. Eupithecia incurvata, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 268; C. # S. no. 3773.

c? . Olive-brown. Fore wing with antemedial brown baud with
sinuous whitish edges ; the broad medial area brown, defined by
sinuous whitish lines, the inner angled in cell and followed by a
dark brown band and a waved brown line, the outer edge angled
at vein 4 ; a sinuous whitish submarginal line, with a brown patch
on its inner edge from costa to vein 4, and a brown subapical spot
beyond it. Hind wing fuscous, with traces of curved postmedial
line.

Hob. Khasis. Exp. 22 millim.

Genus TRICHOPTERIGIA, nov.

Type, T. decorate^ Moore.

Range. Himalayas ; Khasis.

Palpi clothed with hair, porrect, and reaching well beyond the
short frontal tuft ; antennae of male minutely ciliated ; hind tibiae
with one pair of spurs, male with tuft of hair from femoro-tibial
joint; abdomen reaching slightly beyond the hind wing. Fore
wing with the outer margin long ; vein 3 from before angle of
cell ; 5 from middle of discocellulars ; 6 from above upper angle ;
10, 11 stalked, 10 anastomosing with 8, 9 to form the areole.
Hind wing of male with the inner area reduced to a small lobe at
ba.se ; vein 3 from before angle of cell, 5 from above angle ; the
discocellulars highly angled ; veins 6, 7 stalked ; 8 anastomosing
with the cell.

3797. Trichopterigia decorata, Moore, Lep. Atk.y. 272 ; C.fy 8. no. 3898.

Head, thorax, and abdomen grey and ochreous, with a few fuscous

scales. Fore wing semi-
hyaline grey, irrorated with
olive and black scales ; some
black spots on costa; the
base ochreous, bounded by
an oblique black line ; traces
of a medial line and line on

Fig. 187. -Trichopterigia decorata, J. \. discocellulars; an irregu-
larly sinuous submarginal

line, with a series of crimson spots beyond it. Hind wing semi-

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404 GEOMETRIC.

hyaline white ; both wings with the veins of outer area and the
margin blackish.

Some specimens have a diffused fuscous medial band on fore
wing.

Hob. Sikhim, 13,000 feet ; Khasis. Exp. 30 rnillim.

3798. Trichopterigia sanguinipunctata, Warr.P. Z. S. 1893, p. 363,

pi. 31, fig. 17.
Looophora pulcherrima, Sivinh. A.M. N. H. (6) xii, p. 224.

Differs from decorata in the thorax and abdomen being spotted
with crimson. Fore wing with the irroration entirely olive ; a few
crimson spots on basal area ; the medial area suffused with crimson
and with numerous spots and short streaks on the veins ; a series
of red marginal spots.

Hob. Sikhim ; Khasis. Exp. 30 millim.

3799. Trichopterigia mfinotata, Butl III Set. vii, p. 116, pi. 137,

fig. 13.

<J> . Differs from decorata in the fore wing being greenish grey,
with numerous indistinct waved lines, some of the medial lines
being fuscous and forming a band which forks towards costa : the
subbasal line angled ; three submarginal lines, with one red spot
beyond them below costa and four at middle. Hind wing with
two indistinct submarginal lines.
Hob. Kulu. Exp. 40 millim.

Genus TRICHOPTERYX.
Trichopteryx, Hiibn. Verz. p. 323 (? 1818).

Type, T. carpinata, Borkh., from Europe.
Range. Nearctic and Palaearctic regions ; Himalayas ; Khasis.
Differs from Trichopterigia in the fore wing having vein 10
anastomosing with 11 and then with 8, 9 to form a double areole.

SECT. I. Male with vein 8 of hind wing connected with 7 by an
oblique bar at end of cell.

3800. Trichopteryx sikkima, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 272, pi. 8, fig. 30 ;

C. $ S. no. 3899.
Amathia nigronotata, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 362, pi. 31, fig. 18.

Head, thorax, and abdomen ochreous, slightly irrorated with
black. Fore wing white ; male with the disk irrorated with purple
scales ; female with traces of numerous waved olive lines ; sinuous
subbasal, antemedial, medial, and postmedial lines, with olive bands
on the outer edge of the first and last, and on the inner ed<;< of
the two middle lines; a submarginal series of black specks on
oli\r spots; some black spots on vein 1 and a marginal series.
Hind win*: puiv white.

l/nf>. Sikhim. Exp., <$ 28, $ 34 millim.



TBICHOPTERYX. MICEOLOBA. 405

3801. Trichopteryx macularia, Moore, P. Z. S. 1867, p. 653 ; C. $ 8.

no. 3753.
Amathia rivularis, Warr. P. Z. 8. 1893, p. 363, pi. 31, fig. 16.

$ . Brownish ochreous ; head and thorax slightly irrorated with
black. Fore wing with subbasal, antemedial, medial, postmedial,
and submarginal bands formed of somewhat ill-defined waved black
lines interrupted below costa ; the outer area suffused with olive-
green, the veins being speckled with black. Hind wing whitish ;
both wings with marginal black line.

Hob. Sikhim, 7500 feet. Exp. 36 millim.



SECT. II. Male with vein 8 of hind wing anastomosing with 7 to
near end of cell.

3802. Trichopteryx viretata, Hiibn. Samml eur. Schmett., Geom.
fig. 230.

Head and thorax dark olive-green ; palpi blackish ; antenna
ringed with black ; abdomen fuscous. Fore wing dark olive-green ;
traces of numerous waved dark lines ; some fuscous suffusion in
end of cell, iriterno-median interspace, and between veins 2 and 3
and 4 and 6; a marginal series of black specks. Hind wing
fuscous.

Hob. Europe ; Dharmsala ; Sikhim ; Khasis. Exp. 28 milliin.



Genus MICROLOBA, nov.

Tyloptera, Christ, Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. Iv, (2) p. 114 (1880),
praeocc.

Type, M. bella, Butl.

Range. Amur ; Japan ; Sikhim.

Palpi hairy and not reaching beyond the frons, which is rounded :
antennae bipectinated to three-fourths length in both sexes, the
branches longer in the male than the female. Fore wing ample ;
vein 3 from before angle of cell ; 5 from middle of discocellulars ; 6
from below angle of cell ; 11 anastomosing with 7, 8, 9, 10 to form a
small areole. Hind wing small ; male with the inner area reduced
to a small hair-fringed lobe at base ; vein 2 terminating on inner
margin : 3 from near angle of cell running to anal angle ; the
discocellulars angled and vein 5 absent ; 6 from far below upper
angle of cell ; 8 anastomosing with 7 to near end of cell ; female
with the inner area not aborted ; vein 5 from middle of disco-
cellulars ; 6, 7 stalked.

3803. Microloba bella, Butl. A. M. N. H. (5) i, p. 448; id. Ill Het

iii, pi. 54, fig. 10.
Tyloptera eburneata, Christ, Bull Soc. Nat. Mosc. Iv, (2) p. 116.

White ; the vertex of head fuscous and fulvous ; the base and




406 GEOMETRID.E.

extremity of abdomen fulvous. Fore Ming \vith the medial area
slightly tinged with fulvous ; traces of waved ante- and post-
medial lines, the latter sometimes developed into an indistinct

band ; reddish - brown sub-
basal and medial patches on
costa and a small postmedia
spot ; a black discocellular
spot ; the outer area fulvous,
except between veins 2 and 5,
and with a waved submarginal
Fig. 188. Microloba bella, rf. \. pale line. Hind wing with a

black speck at lower angle of

cell ; an indistinct waved medial line and submarginal series of
lunules ; a more or less complete marginal fulvous band, sometimes
reduced to a spot at anal angle.

Hab. Amur ; Japan ; Sikhim. Exp., <$ 36, 41 millim.

Genus BRABIRA.
Brabira, Moore, Lep. Aik. p. 271 (1888).

Type, B. atTdnsoni, Moore.

Range. Askold Island, Siberia ; Sikhim.

Palpi clothed with hair and reaching well beyond the frons ;
antennae of male bipectinated to three-fourths length ; hind tibiae
with two pairs of spurs. Fore wing ample : the outer margin
oblique ; vein 2 much curved ; 3 from before angle of cell ; 5 from
above middle of discocellulars ; 6 from upper angle ; 10 anasto-
mosing with 11, and then with 8, 9 to form the double areole.
Hind wing small ; male with a large fold at base ; the outer margin
produced to an acute point at vein 5 ; veins 2, 3 close together
from before angle of cell ; 4, 5 from the angle, then separating
widely ; 6, 7 absent ; 8 bent down and touching the extremity of
the cell ; female with the margin produced to points at veins 3
and 7 ; veins 3, 4 from angle of cell ; 5 from middle of disco-
cellulars ; 6 absent.

3804. Brabira atkinsoni, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 271 ; C. $ S. no. 3803.

Brownish ochreous. Fore wing with indistinct waved double
subbasal, ante- and postmedial lines, with fuscous patches on
them at costa, the last line oblique ; a black spot at end of cell ; a
pale waved submarginal line.

Hab. Sikhim. Erp. 30 rnillim.

3805. Brabira artemidora, Oberth. Et. Ent. x, p. &3, pi. 1, fig. 6.
Brabira pallida, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 271, pi. 8, tig. 12: C. $ S.

no. 3804.

S Greyish white, slightly suffused with brown ; the antennas



B R A13I E A . PHTHONOLOB A .



407



blackish. Fore wing with five black triangular spots on the
costa ; indistinct double waved ante- and postmedial lines filled
in with white ; a black spot at end of cell ; a waved white sub-




Fig. 189. Brabira artemidora, <$. {.

marginal line. Hind wing with broad diffused fuscous ante-
medial band and paler narrow postmedial submarginal and mar-
ginal bands.

Hob. Askold ; Sikhiin. Exp. 30 million.



Genus PHTHONOLOBA.

Phthonoloba, Warr. Nov. ZooL p. 397 (1894).

Type, P. decussata, Moore.

lianye. Sikhim ; Khasis ; Nilgiris ; Travancore.

Palpi porrect, about twice the length of head, the 2nd joint
fringed above with hair ; frons rounded ; antennae of male thickened



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