telygeta Prout comb. n.
Chloroclystis telygeta Prout,
Diagnosis. See Celaenaclystis celaenacris
Taxonomic notes. The species was only known from females, but the facies and genitalia
characters resemble those of telygeta, so it is tentatively combined with
it. The apodemes of the second tergite are broad, short as in celaenacris.
A male in colln Herbulot was seen too late for investigation. The hindwings
lack rough scaling.
Figures 313 and 316 show the
genitalia of E. delozona Prout and Celaenaclystis
telygeta Prout, both from specimens taken at Kundusan on the south of
G. Kinabalu. Those of E. delozona
confirm close relationships to the Himalayan E. biviridata Warren, with
only minor differences evident in the curvature of the valve margin, the apex
being more rounded in delozona. Those of telygeta are much less strongly modified than in
the type species, C. celaenacris
Prout, but have a comparable, broad, square saccus. There are homologies
also in the structure of the uncus/tegumen complex that support the congeneric
status of the two species.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The two female specimens were from about 1500m on G.
Kinabalu and from about 1000m on the Poi range of Sarawak. The male is from
1200m at Kundasang on the slopes of Kinabalu.
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