Deinotrichia dentigerata Warren,
1899, Novit. zool. 6: 53.
Diagnosis. The wings have a pale grey ground, regularly mottled and fasciated with
dark bluish grey and brown, the fasciae finely and regularly dentate. In most
specimens there is a conspicuous pale central interruption to the forewing
submarginals. This pale spot is sometimes evident also in the dark border of the
Taxonomic notes. Sato (1988) indicated this species to be a typical Hypomecis. However,
the valve of the male genitalia has two digitate processes that are apically
spined, rather than the usual opposed bands. The tegumen lacks processes. The
aedeagus does terminate in dentate sclerotised bands. The female genitalia lack
a signum, and the basal half of the bursa is strongly convolute and scobinate.
Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.
Habitat preference. The species is infrequent in lowland and lower
montane forest, slightly commoner in the latter.
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