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Gymnoscelis fasciata Hampson  
Eupithecia fasciata Hampson, 1891, Illustr. typical Specimens lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus., 8:118.
Gymnoscelis fasciata Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 70.

Gymnoscelis fasciata
(x 1.47)

Diagnosis. The strong, angled fasciae on both wings, almost black on pale brownish grey, are distinctive. Post-and antemedials are present on both wings and there is a complete submarginal band on the hindwing (broken into patches on the forewing). Eupithecia costalis  has much finer fasciae, and the postmedials are biangular. See Gymnoscelis prouti sp. n.

Taxonomic notes. G. exangulata Warren (Seram, New Guinea, Solomons) is placed as a synonym of fasciata in the BMNH arrangement but has distinct female genitalia, lacking the comb of slender spines across the ostium of fasciata, and is best treated as a good species.

Geographical range. India, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi.

Habitat preference. Two specimens have been taken at 1200m near Bundu Tuhan on the slopes of G. Kinabalu in an area with cultivation and forest fragments.

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