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and flattened ; hind tibiae with one pair of spurs ; male with a tuft
of hair from the f emoro-tibial joint ; abdomen very long. Fore
wing very ample ; vein 3 from before angle of cell ; 5 from middle
of discocellulars ; 6 from above angle ; 10 anastomosing with 11,
and then with 8, 9 to form the double areole. Hind wing with
vein 3 from before angle of cell ; 5 from middle of discocellulars ;
7 from before upper angle ; 8 anastomosing with 7 to middle
of cell.

3806. Phthonoloba decussata, Moore, P, Z. S, 1867. p. 655, pi. 33 r
fig. 10; <?. # S. no. 3793.

Head and thorax bright green, marked with black ; palpi black

at tips; antennae ringed
with black ; abdomen
fuscous, with some green
at base and extremity.
Fore wing bright green,
with numerous waved
black lines connected in
places by black patches,
Fig. 190. Phthonoloba decussata, J. \. which form ill-defined

ante- and postmedial
bands ; two submarginal streaks and some patches on the sub-




408 GEOMETEID^E.

marginal line. Hind wing fuscous, with traces o postmedial
line.

J/ab. Sikhim ; Khasis ; Nilgiris ; Travancore. Exp., <$ 34,
$ 40 millim.

Genus SAURIS.

Sauris, Guen. Phal. ii, p. 361 (1857).
Remodes, Guen. Phal ii, p. 362.
Holorista, Warr. Nov. ZooL p. 397 (1894).

Type, S. hirudinata, Guen.

Range. S.Africa; throughout India, Ceylon, and Burma; the
Malayan subregion and Australian region.

Palpi porrect, usually about three times the length of head, the 2nd
joint fringed with hair above ; antennaB of male very much thickened
and flattened ; hind tibiae of male without spurs, of female with
one pair ; abdomen very long. Fore wing very ample ; vein 3
from before angle of cell ; 5 from middle of discocellulars ; 6 from
upper angle; 10, 11 stalked, 10 anastomosing with 8, 9 to form
the areole. Hind wing of female with vein 2 from near angle of
cell ; 3, 4 stalked or from angle ; 5 from middle of discocellulars ;
6, 7 stalked ; 8 anastomosing with 7 to near angle of cell.

SECT. I. Fore wing of male with no distortion at outer angle
hind wing with no distortion of outer area ; hind tibiaa not
distorted.

A. Palpi about twice the length of head and curved obliquely forward;

hind wing with no lobe at base and vein 3 present.

3807. Sanris normis, n. sp.

cJ . Pale yellowish green. Fore wing with traces of numerous
waved lines ; a medial slightly darker area widening to costa
followed by a pale postmedial band, then a slightly darker band ;
an indistinct submarginal line and marginal series of specks. Hind
wing very pale fuscous.

Hob. Sikhim (Dudgeon). Eu-p. 80 millim. Type in B.M.

B. Palpi about three times the length of head and straight ; hind iving

of male with a vesicular lobe at base and vein 3 absent.

3808. Sauris abnormis, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 271, pi. 8, fig. 11 ; C. # 8.

no. 3792.

Remodes melanocera, Hmpsn. III. Het. viii, p. 119, pi. 162
fig. 10.

d Differs from hirudinata in being paler green, irrorated with

silvery scales ; fore wing with the purplish lines of disk obsolescent ;

the outer area purplish, narrowing towards apex and with a

jial.- waved submarginal line on it.

The Khasi form is bright pale green, with the marginal dark



. SAUEIS. 409

area very prominent; the Nilgiri melanocera is olive, with the
marginal band obscure.

Hab. Khasis ; Nilgiris ; Burma. Exp. 28 millim.

3809. Sauris postalba, n. sp.

<$ . Differs from hirudinata in the head, thorax, and abdomen
being banded by fine white lines ; fore wing with the ground-colour
of the greater part of the medial and outer areas white ; the post-
medial dark lines angled beyond the cell. Hind wing nearly pure
white.

Hab. Bombay. Exp. 20 millim. Type in B. M.

SECT. II. Pore wing of male with an incision fringed with hair in
outer margin above outer angle ; hind wing with the basal
lobe forming a very large vesicle covered by a bilobed mem-
branous lid ; the outer margin slightly distorted, produced
above vein 6 but not lobed ; veins 3 and 5 absent ; 8 anasto-
mosing with 7 to far beyond end of cell ; hind tibiae much
bent towards extremity, and with a slight tuft of hair.

3810. Sauris ignofoilis, Bull A.M.N. H. (5) vi, p. 227 ; id. III. Het.

vi, pi. 120, fig. 3 ; C. 8f S. no. 3796.

3 . Head, thorax, and fore wing grey, with ferruginous markings ;
the last with broad ill-defined ante- and postmedial bands formed
of numerous waved rufous and dark lines, the postmedial band
angled at vein 5 ; an oblique striga on discocellulars ; a lunulate




Fig. 191. Sauris ignobilis,



ferruginous submarginal band not extending to costa, so that a
pale apical patch is formed; a waved black line close to the
margin ; a marginal series of black spots. Abdomen and hind
wing ochreous brown.

Hab. Sikhim ; Nilgiris. Exp. 38 millim.

SECT. III. Hind wing of male very much distorted, the inner area
reduced to a large vesicle covered by a bilobed membranous
lid with a tuft of hair from it ; the outer margin with two
incisions, so that three lobes are formed, the middle one being
largest and forming a vesicle covered with dark hair on under-
side ; veins 2 and 3 stalked arid much curved ; 4 and 5 from
end of cell and much curved, 4 being obsolescent ; 6, 7 stalked



410 GEOMETRIES.

and bent down to the middle lobe ; 8 becoming coincident
with 7 from end of cell to margin; hind tibiae of male much
curved towards extremity; the first joint of tarsus swollen
and curved.

A. Fore wing of male with no distortion at outer angle ; hind tibice

without tufts of hair at extremity.

3811. Sauris olivacea, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 303, pi. 31, fig. 20.

Differs from hirudinata in having no purplish suffusion on fore
wing below and beyond the cell ; two dark submarginal patches.

In the female in some specimens an antemedial band, a medial
band near inner margin, and a broad postmedial band are developed
into prominent black bands.

Hab. Hongkong; Sikbim ; E. Pegu. Eccp., rf 30, $ 34-38
millira.

B. Fore wing of male with the outer angle distorted and clothed with

curved hair on underside ; hind tibice with a tuft of long hair
from extremity ; paired lateral tufts from base of abdomen.

3812. Sauris hirudinata, Guen.'Phal. ii, p. 362; C. $ S. no. 3795.
Sauris remodesaria, Wlk. Cat. xxiv, p. 1253 ; Moore, Lep. Ceyl. iii,

pi. 207, figs. 3, 5, 2; C. $ 8. no. 3801.

Remodes interruptata, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 270 ; C. fy S. no. 3797.
Remodes triseriata, Moore, Lep. Ceyl. iii, p. 485, pi. 207, figs. 1, 4 ;

C. $ S. no. 3802.

Remodes elaica, Meyr. Trans. Ent. Soc. 1886, p. ]93.
Remodes cinerosa, Warr. Nov. Zool. p. 397.

Head and thorax olive-green, with slight dark markings ; antennae
black. Fore wing olive-green, irrorated with silvery scales ;
numerous indistinct waved green lines, one subbasal line, two
antemedial, three postmedial, and one submarginal being purplish
fuscous ; some purplish suffusion in interno-median interspace and
beyond cell ; a speck at end of cell ; the margin purplish, with a
series of black spots. Abdomen and hind wing fuscous.

In the female form interruptata= triseriata the purplish-fuscous
suffusion on fore wing takes the form of two streaks beyond the
cell, and a fascia in the interno-median interspace.

Hab. S. Africa ; Sikhim ; Khasis ; Nilgiris ; Ceylon ; Burma ;
Sumatra; Java; Australia; Fiji. Exp., 3 28, $ 28-38 millim.

3813. Sauris lineosa, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 270, pi. 8, fig. 10 ; C. $ S.

no. 3798.
Remodes fasciata, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 270 ; C. $ S. no. 3794.

Differs from hirudinata in being yellower green ; the waved
green lines fewer and more distinct ; a prominent medial dark
Sand formed from the dark waved lines from vein 5 to inner
margin; a dark lunuhitr marginal b;iml. Hind wing dark fuscous.

Hab. Sikhim ; Khasis ; Ceylon ; Sumatra. Exp. 32 millim.



SATTEIS. 411

3814. Sauris perfasciata, n. sp.

2 . Differs from lineosa in the waved lines of fore wing being
replaced by green bands, two antemedial bands, two medial lines
with a band between them, and two postmedial lines with two
bands between them being purplish fuscous and prominent, ex-
tending from subcostal nervure to vein 1, and the ground-colour
between them being whitish ; two dark submarginal spots above
middle ; the lunulate marginal band prominent.

Hob. Ceylon. Exp. 34 millim. Type in B. M.

3815. Sauris proboscidaria, Wlk. ( Cat. xxiv, p. 1252; C. $ S.

no. 3800.

. Differs from hirudinata in being darker and yellower olive.
Fore wing with the subbasal line further from the base and pro-
minently black ; one antemedial line, which is black and angled
below costa and above vein 1 ; the three postmedial lines black
and irregularly dentate ; two submarginal lines and an irregularly
waved marginal line. Hind wing dark fuscous.

Hob. Kilgiris ; Ceylon. Exp. 34 millim.

C. Fore wing of male with a deep incision fringed with long hair

above outer angle ; hind tibice with a very large tuft of black
hair from middle ; the tuft from extremity slight.

3816. Sauris nigripalpata, Wlk. Cat. xxiv, p. 1252 ; Hmpsn.Ill.Het.

ix, pi. 171, fig. 1 ; C. fy S. no. 3799.

<3 . Olive-brown ; palpi and antennae black. Fore wing irrorated
with silvery scales ; irregularly waved double subbasal and ante-
medial black lines connected by streaks ; an oblique striga on
discocellulars ; four curved and dentate postmedial black lines, the
outermost sending streaks along veins 4 and 5 to the submarginal
black line, which is curved from the costa to vein 4, then obso-
lescent and waved ; five prominent marginal black spots from apex
to vein 4. Hind wing pale.

$ with broad ante- and postmedial bands formed by black suf-
fusion between the lines ; the submarginal line and marginal spots
less prominent on apical half of wing. Hind wing darker.

Hab. Ceylon. Exp. 34 millim.

D. Fore wing of male very ample ; a deep incision fringed with hair

above outer angle, which is distorted and clothed with curved dark
hair on underside ; hind iving with the basal vesicle large ; the
apical part of costa fringed with very long cilia; mid tibice
fringed on inner side ivitJi very long hair ; hind tibice ivith tufts
of very long black hair from distal half, the tarsus clothed ivith
long hair ; abdomen with paired lateral tufts from base.

3817. Sauris mirabilis, n. sp.

^ . Differs from Jiirudinata in the postmedial dark line of fore



412 GEOMETBIDJS.

wing being reduced to patches below costa, beyond lower angle of
cell, and above inner margin, the submarginal dark markings to a
streak below costa and two at middle.

Hob. E. Pegu (Doherty). Exp. 40 millim. Type in coll. Elvves.



Genus HYDRELIA.

Hydrelia, Hubn. Verz. p. 322 (? 1818).
Agnibesa, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 256 (1888).
Autallacta, Wear. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 365.

Type, H. sylvata, Schiff., from Europe.

Eange. Nearctic and Palaearctic regions ; Northern Punjab ;
Himalayas ; Khasis ; Nagas.

Palpi sh'ght and hardly reaching beyond the frons, which is
rounded ; antennae of male ciliated ; hind tibiae with two pairs of
spurs. Fore wing with vein 3 from near angle of cell ; 5 from
middle of discocellulars ; 6 from or from above upper angle ; 11
anastomosing with 7, 8, 9, 10 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 near end of cell.

SECT. I. (Hydrelia). Both wings with the outer margin
evenly rounded.

A. Hind wing of male not distorted nor clothed with long scales
on underside.

3818. Hydrelia phasma, Butl. A. M. N. H. (5) iv, p. 441.

Acidalia latsaria, Oberth. Et. Ent. xviii, p. 32, pi. iii, fig. 35.

Purplish grey, irrorated with fuscous ; the frons dark chocolate.
Fore wing with indistinct waved subbasal line ; three waved ante-
medial lines, which almost meet on inner margin, the outermost
with some ferruginous on it ; a black cell-speck ; three waved
postmedial lines, the middle one with some ferruginous on it ; a
waved submarginal line. Hind wing with seven indistinct waved
lines, the basal area without lines ; both wings with marginal series
of black strigae.

Hob. Japan ; Tibet ; Sikhim. Exp. 24 millim.

3810. Hydrelia rufigrisea, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 364, pi. 32, fig. 6.

rf . Pale brownish ochreous. Fore wing with traces of several
waved lines on the basal area, which is suffused with fuscous : an
oblique ochreous medial band, with a black cell-speck and black
streak on median nervure between veins 3 and 4 ; an oblique rufous
jxi-linodial line becoming medial on hind wing, the area beyond it
suffused with fuscous and with four waved lines ; a marginal series
of black specks.

ll1>. Sikhim. Rrp. 30 millim.



HYDRELIA. 413

3820. Hydrelia purpuraria, n. sp.

d . Deep purplish red. Fore wing with traces of brighter red
antemedial band, and both wings with traces of similar postmedial
band. Underside pale. Hind wing with cell-speck, a medial line,
and traces of a postmedial.

Hob. Nagas, 6000 feet (Doherty). Exp. 20 millim. Type in
coll. Elwes.

3821. Hydrelia ochracea, Warr. P. Z. S. 1888, p. 321; id. P. Z. S.

1893, p. 364, pi. 32, fig. 10 ; C. $ S. no. 3983 A.

Fulvous yellow. Fore wing with indistinct waved subbasal and
medial white lines ; a postmedial line excurved beyond the cell ; a
submarginal sinuous maculate line. Hind wing with four indistinct
sinuous lines.

In the Khasi male the postmedial line is double on the fore
wing, broad on hind wing.

Hob. Campbellpur ; Khasis, 6000 feet, Exp. 20 millim.

3822. Hydrelia marginipunctata, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 364,

pi. 32, fig. 5.

c? . Bright orange-yellow, slightly irrorated with rufous. Fore
wing with seven black spots on costa, and faint traces of antemedial,
medial, and postmedial series of specks ; both wings with a mar-
ginal series.

Hob. Sikhim, 10,000 feet. Exp. 28 millim.

3823. Hydrelia flavilinea, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 363.

cJ . Yellow, irrorated with orange and a few fuscous scales ; each
wing with black cell-speck and five indistinct waved orange lines
on outer area.
Hob. Sikhim, 10,000 feet. Exp. 28 millim.

3824. Hydrelia bicolorata, Moore, P. Z. S. 1867, p. 642 ; C. $ S.

no. 3972.
Eupithecia ferruginaria, Moore, P. Z. S. 1867, p. 654; C. $ S.

no. 3771.
Hydria undulosata, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 251 ; C. # S. no. 3981.

Rufous, slightly irrorated with black ; the head, thorax, basal
segment of abdomen, and base of fore wing black. Fore wing
with subbasal, antemedial, postmedial, and submarginal waved
yellow scarlet-edged lines, the postmedial line angled on vein 4 ; a
blackish medial patch from costa to median nervure. Hind wing
with postmedial and indistinct submarginal similar lines ; both
wings with marginal series of black specks.

The form undulosata is orange-red, with numerous waved lines
or series of black specks, the medial area of fore wing often being
suffused with fuscous.

Hob. Dharmsala ; Sikhim ; Khasis ; Nagas. Exp. 22 millim.



414 GEOMETRIES.

B. Hind wing of male very much distorted and curled up ; the
underside thickly clothed with long rough scales.

3825. Hydrelia distorta, n. sp.

cJ . Eufous, irrorated with fuscous. Tore wing with traces of
antemedial line ; a speck at end of cell ; a nearly straight oblique
postmedial line, with traces of a chestnut line beyond it and a dark
patch between veins 3 and 4 ; submarginal and marginal series of
black specks. Hind wing with indistinct medial line and sub-
marginal and marginal series of black specks ; coarse red hair
below the cell and on vein 4, and a fuscous patch on outer area
below vein 2.

Hah. Nagas, 3000 feet (Doherty). Exp. 26 milliin. Type in
coll. Elwes.

SECT. II. (Autallacta). Fore wing with the outer margin slightly
angled at vein 4 ; hind wing with it more prominently angled.

3826. Hydrelia subobliquaria, Moore, P. Z. S. 1867, p. 644 ; C. $ S.

no. 3994.

Noreia sericea, Butl. A. M. N. H. (5) vi, p. 225; id. Ill Het. vi,
pi. 119, fig. 8-, C. 8f S. no. 3233.

c? . Violaceous pinkish grey ; frons rufous. Fore wing with

three orange antemedial lines
angled on subcostal and median
nervures ; a speck at end of
cell ; an oblique postmedial
band from costa of fore wing
before apex to middle of inner
margin of hind wing, and with
fuscous turning to rufous and

Hydrelia snquaria, rf . *. then ra , n S e P n its OU \ eT ed g e '

a waved submarginal orange

line angled below vein 4 of hind wing ; a marginal series of black
specks. Underside pale.

$ . Dark rufous brown, suffused with fuscous ; the lines and
band dark rufous, the band less oblique on fore wing.

Unit. Sikhim. Exp. 34 millim.

3827. Hydrelia rhodoptera, n. sp.

Pink, slightly suffused with grey and fuscous. Fore wing with
black cell-speck and traces of antemedial, medial, postmedial, and
submarginal pink lines most prominent at costa. Hind wing with
traces of medial line and two postmedial series of specks.

lli>. Sikhim (Elwes). Exp. 32 millim. Type in coll. Elwes.

3828. Hydrelia lineata, Wan-. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 365.

cJ . Yellowish white, irrorated with rufous. Fore wing with
subbasal and two antemedial slightly curved orange lines ; both




HYBRELIA. VENTJSIA. 415

wings with a straight oblique medial orange line ; outer area with
three waved orange lines, and the veins streaked with orange.
Hob. Sikhim. Exp. 28 millim.

SECT. III. (Agnibesa). Fore wing with the outer margin rounded ;
hind wing with it strongly crenulate.

3829. Hydrelia plumbeolineata, n. sp.

Head and thorax olive-brown; antennae ringed with white;
abdomen white. Fore wing white, with large olive-brown patch
on basal half of costa, crossed by five ill-defined bands of silvery
scales ; a postmedial brown band, fulvous on the inner side, and
with a sinuous silvery line on it ; three diffused sinuous fuscous
lines on outer area. Hind wing white, with two medial, one post-
medial, and a submarginal pale fuscous sinuous band.

Hob. Sikhim. Exp. 40 millim. Type in B. M.

3830. Hydrelia pictaria, Moore, P. Z. S. 1867, p. 645 ; C. $ S. no. 3999.

c? . Differs from plumbeolineata in the fore wing being suffused
with pale lemon-yellow ; the olive-brown patch only extending to
middle of cell ; a black speck at end of cell, and indistinct curved
olive-brown medial band ; a large white patch on the postmedial
band at veins 3, 4, forming an ocellate mark ; a single submarginal
line modified into three black lunules towards costa.

Hal. Sikhim. Exp. 32 millim.

3831. Hydrelia recurvilineata, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 256 j C. $ S.

no. 4000.

Pure silvery white. Fore wing with sinuous curved subbasal
black line ; two highly curved antemedial lines ; a speck at end of
cell ; a medial line excurved, and with an orange patch on it
beyond cell ; two sinuous postmedial lines, the inner from costa
to vein 3 orange, the outer orange with black spots ; a maculate
black submarginal line slightly angled and double near apex.
Hind wing with black speck at end of cell ; fuscous medial, post-
medial, and submarginal sinuous bands.

Hob. Sikhim. Exp. 36 millim.

Genus VENUSIA.
Venusia, Curtis, Brit. Ent. vi, pi. 759 (1839;.

Type, V. cambrica, Curtis, from the United States and Europe.

Range. Nearctic and Palsearctic regions ; Himalayas.

Palpi slight, fringed with hair below and hardly reaching beyond
the frons, which is rounded ; hind tibiae with two pairs of spurs.
Fore wing with vein 3 from before angle of cell ; 5 from above
middle of discocellulars ; 6 from well above upper angle ; 11 anas-
tomosing with 7, 8, 9, 10 to form the areole. Hind wing with
vein 3 from before angle of cell ; 5 from below middle of disco-



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GEOMETBID^.



cellulars, which are angled ; 6, 7 stalked ; 8 anastomosing with 7
to near end of cell.

In the typical section the antennae of male are bipectinated with
short branches.




Fig. 193.
Venusia sikkimensis,



\.



SECT. II. Antennae of male minutely serrate and fasciculate.

3832. Venusia sikkimensis, Elves, P. Z. S. 1893, p. 365.

Pinkish grey : abdomen with some fuscous on basal segment.

Fore wing with a curved subbasal line ; four slightly waved lines

on antemedial area, which is
pinkish ; a speck at end of cell ;
a postmedial sinuous series of
specks ; the outer area pink,
with five sinuous lines on it,
and some fuscous on veins 3 and
4; a marginal series of dark
specks. Hind wing white, with
speck at end of cell; a medial

line, and three waved lines on outer area, often almost obsolete ;

a marginal series of specks. Underside whitish ; both wings with

cell-speck ; postmedial line and two indistinct lines on outer area.
Hob. Sikhim, 10,000 feet. Exp. 54 millim.

3833. Venusia lilacina, Warr. P. Z. S. 1893, p. 364, pi. 32, fig. 4.

Differs from siklcimensis in having no pink suffusion on ante-
medial and outer areas of fore wing ; the subbasal and four ante-
medial lines less prominent ; the cell-speck almost obsolete ; the
1st postmedial line prominent from costa to vein 4, where it is
angled, and has slight orange suffusion beyond it ; the other three
lines of outer area obsolescent and waved. Abdomen with no
fuscous at base.

Hab. Sikhim, 10,000 feet. Exp. 30 millim.

3834. Venusia obliquisigna, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 278 ; C. Sf S. no. 3863.

J . Greyish white, slightly irrorated with fuscous ; the frons
rufous. Fore wing with waved subbasal line, followed by three
less distinct lines ; a double waved antemedial line, the outer line
black, with a prominent oblique black line on it from costa to lower
angle of cell, and sending a tooth in interno-median interspace to
the 3rd and most prominent of the four waved postmedial lines,
which are produced to angles below veins 3 and 4, this 3rd line
being prominently black from costa to vein 3, and with a large
bright chestnut patch beyond its costal half extending almost to the
outer margin ; three waved submarginal lines bent out almost to
the margin between veins 2 and 4. Hind wiug whiter, \vith in-
distinct waved postraedial line and three submarginal lines.

//af>. Sikhim. Exp. 26 millim.



YENUS1A. ASTHENA..



417



3835. Venusia dharmsalae, Butl. P. Z. S. 1883, p. 169 -,C.$S. no. 3551 .

Bufous, irrorated with fuscous ; frons chestnut. .Fore wing
with about six indistinct fuscous lines more or less reduced to
specks ; indistinct ante- and postmedial narrow ferruginous bends
Hind w r ing with traces of three fuscous lines and a narrow medial
ferruginous band.

Hob. Kulu ; Dharmsala. Exp. 30 millim.

Genus ASTHENA.

Asthena, Hiibn. Verz. p. 310 (? 1818).
Pseud ostegania, Butl Trans, Ent. Soc. 1881, p. 416.
Laciniodes, Warr. Nov. ZooL p. 393 (1894).
Laciniodes, Swirih. Trans. Ent. Soc. 1894, p. 188.

Type, A. candidata, Schiff., from Europe.

Range. Nearctic and Palaearctic regions ; Japan ; Himalayas.

Palpi clothed with scales and reaching just beyond the frons r
which is rounded ; hind tibia3 with two pairs of spurs. Pore wing
with vein 3 from near angle of cell; 5 from middle of disco-
cellulars ; 6 from upper angle ; 10 anastomosing with 11, and then
with 8, 9 to form the double areole. Hind wing with vein 3 from
near angle of cell; 5 from above middle of discocellulars, which
are oblique ; 6, 7 stalked ; 8 anastomosing with 7 to just beyond
middle of cell.

In the typical section the antennae of male are serrate and
fasciculated.

SECT. II. (Laciniodes). Antenna of male thickened and ciliated.

3836. Asthena plurilinearia, Moore, P. Z. S. 1867, p. 645 ; C. $ S.

no. 3996.
Acidalia unistirpis, Butl. III. Het. ii, p. 51, pi. 37, tig. 7.

Ochreous ; the palpi, frons, vertex of head, and collar banded
Pore wing with numerous waved dark lines ; a dark
patch on base of costa ; a curved
subbasal line ; an antemedial
line angled below costa ; a black
spot at end of cell ; a postmedial
line angled on vein 4 ; two of
the waved lines on outer area
prominent, with a series of white
spots beyond them, those be-
tween the costa and vein 4 being
on a dark patch; a marginal
dark line. Hind wing with waved lines ; a subbasal straight line ;
cell-speck ; medial line excurved at lower angle of cell ; two waved
postmedial lines with series of white spots beyond them ; a dark
marginal line.

Hob. Japan ; N.W. Himalayas ; Sikhim ; Khasis. Exp., <J 34,,
$ 40 millim.
VOL. in. 2 E



with black.




418 GEOMETRIC.

3837. Asthena albosignata, Moore, Lep. Atk. p. 253 ; C.fyS. no. 3918.

c? . Very pale red-brown. Fore wing with very numerous in-
distinct dark waved lines which form dark specks on the veins and
leave a whitish space at lower angle of cell ; antemedial, post-
medial, and submarginal indistinct chestnut lines. Hind wing
with the ground-colour whiter ; two indistinct antemedial lines ;



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