Gymnoscelis latipennis Prout,
1958, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.), 6: 444.
Diagnosis. This and the next species have relatively deep forewings, particularly latipennis.
They also are characterised by a pale submarginal spot centrally on the
hindwing. G. latipennis is smaller, darker. G. albicaudata Warren
has bone-white scent-pencils on the male genitalia, though these are otherwise
Taxonomic notes. The taxon nepotalis Prout from Java is intermediate in appearance
between this and the next species. It was originally described as a subspecies
of latipennis. It is given specific status here, stat. n., pending
a review of the complex based on longer series: only the holotype of nepotalis
is currently available.
Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.
Habitat preference. A female has been taken in lowland alluvial
forest and two males in lower montane forest (900m on G. Api, 1000m on G. Mulu)
during the Mulu survey.
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