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Altha kerangatis Holloway  
   
Altha kerangatis
Holloway, 1982a: 183.


Altha kerangatis (holotype)


Altha kerangatis


Diagnosis.
The species is very similar to nivea but, compared with Bornean nivea, has the forewings more heavily marked with a greyer tone. The male genitalia were illustrated by Holloway (1982a: fig. 12), the great length and curvature of the left arm of the juxta being diagnostic. The putative female differs from that assigned to nivea in having the anterior and lateral membrane to sternite 8 finely pilose.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The holotype male was taken in wet heath forest (kerangas) on a river terrace near the Melinau Gorge, Sarawak, and the possible female in hill dipterocarp forest at 300m, Ulu Temburong, Brunei.

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