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Eois willotti sp. n.  

Eois willotti(holotype)
(x 1.33)

9, 10mm. The wings are a yellow typical of Eois but they are strongly fasciated, rather irregularly, with red, more as in some Pomasia species. On the forewing particularly the fasciae come mainly in pairs, three in all. The genitalia, however, are typical of subgenus Bardanes in Eois. The signum and opposing secondary spining are more robust than in sundasimilis, but the general sclerotisation does not extend so far distally within the bursa.

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 20, Mar.-Apr., W. Melinau Gorge, 150m. 422577, FEG 3, kerangas, BM geometrid slide 10769.

Paratype MALAYSIA: Sabah, Danum Valley, 170m, 4.58N 117.48E (S.J. Willott) Primary understorey, W9, West Trail, DVFC, 16.ii.94.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Both specimens are from lowland forest, the paratype from dipterocarp forest, the holotype from heath forest.

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