Scotocyma asiatica sp. n.
15mm. The facies is much as in the type species as described in the
generic description. However, the male genitalia show significant differences
from the New Guinea subspecies of albinotata, scotopepla Prout: the uncus
broadens to a quadrate apex rather than tapering; the valve is broader, the
costa bilobed; the setal comb at the base of the valve is shorter; the saccus is
acutely triangular rather than shallow, squarish.
Holotype . BRUNEI:
1618m, Bukit Retak, montane forest, 14.9.79 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen), BM
geometrid slide 18611.
Geographical range. Borneo, Sulawesi (slide 19109).
Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimen was taken in the upper
montane forest zone. That from Sulawesi was also montane.
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