polyodonta Swinhoe comb. n.
Gymnoscelis polyodonta Swinhoe,
1895, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist (6), 16: 296.
Gymnoscelis polyodonta Swinhoe;
Holloway, 1976: 70.
Diagnosis. The wings are medium grey, finely and evenly fasciated with dentate dark
blackish grey fasciae, giving an almost reticulate appearance.
Taxonomic notes. Despite the atypical facies, features of male and female genitalia
indicate this species to be a Glaucoclystis. The male valve has a slight
saccular spur as in Bosara Walker.
Geographical range. Indian Subregion, Borneo, Sulawesi, Bismarcks, New
Habitat preference. The species is infrequent. Seven specimens were taken
at 1200m on G. Kinabalu in an area of cultivation and forest remnants near Bundu
Tuhan. Further singletons have been recorded in upper montane forest at 1790m on
G. Mulu and in dipterocarp forest at 170m near the Danum Valley Field Centre in
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