harmani sp. n.
Externally the species resembles silati but differs in the male genitalia: the
central process of the valve is much smaller, more spherical, more coarsely
scobinate dorsally; the costal process is two-thirds the length of the costa,
straight and almost parallel to it after the dorsal margin angles at right
angles subbasally; the aedeagus is as in silati. A specimen from Peninsular
Malaysia has the costal process somewhat shorter, broader, slightly curved, but
is otherwise similar.
Badas Forest, 20m, BRUNEI, 26.ii.1982 (T.W. Harman), BM limacodid slide
Paratype 1 as
holotype, BM limacodid slide 796.
Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia.
Habitat preference. Bornean material was taken in a
lowland area with extensive swamp forest. The Peninsula specimen was from 700m,
just below the lower montane forest zone.
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