Atosia rochei sp. n.
The forewing pattern, an oblique dark medial band from one third on the dorsum
to the centre of the costa with a paler band distad and four curved dark lines
running from it almost at right angles to the tornus and margin, is reminiscent
of that of A. doenia and allies. The venation and filiform antennae are typical
of the Narosa group. The male genitalia are akin to those of other Atosia but
distinctive in having a narrower, more pronounced juxta and an entire band of
thick spines dorsally on the anellus; the aedeagus is short, almost triangular
viewed laterally, terminating in a splayed pair of spined, almost palmate
Jesselton (Kota Kinabalu), 31.8.65, (P. Roche) SABAH, BM limacodid slide
Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia.
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