admixtaria Walker comb. n.
Eupithecia admixtaria Walker, 1862, List
Specimens lepid. Colln Br. Mus., 27: 21.
The wings are fasciated greenish-grey on pale grey as illustrated. The
strong antemedial of the forewing and the rather dentate central part of
the hindwing postmedial are distinctive.
Taxonomic notes. The slender valves, well-developed saccus, single
cornutus of the aedeagus in the male genitalia of this species and its
close Australian relative, G. bryodes Turner comb. n., suggest
placement in Gymnoscelis. G. fragilis Warren comb. n. (New
Guinea) has the same facies type and is also probably related.
Geographical range. Sri Lanka, India, Hong Kong, Peninsular
Malaysia, Borneo, Java, and possibly the Philippines and Sulawesi (not
Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimen is a female in Colln
Herbulot from Kundasang at 1200m on the southern slopes of G. Kinabalu.
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