In the Oriental genus Pirdana Distant, 1886, the new species P. fusca is described from Samar (E Philippines). The phylogeny of the genus is discussed and as a consequence the endemic Sulawesi taxon P. hyela ismene (Felder & Felder, [1867]) is given back its species rank, bringing the total number of species in the genus to five. A key to the species is added.

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de Jong, R., & Treadaway, C. G. (1993). Notes on the genus Pirdana Distant, 1886 (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 67(8), 127–136.