obscurostola sp. n.
15mm. The facies is very similar to that of xanthostola
the hindwing is a darker brown in the posterior zone that is paler in xanthostola,
and the forewing discal spot is larger and more irregular, amid a generally more
variegated and less ochreous pale brown ground area. The male genitalia are very
similar to those of xanthostola, but the valve apex is broader and more
falcate exteriorly; the eighth sternite of the abdomen is less deeply cleft.
. BRUNEI: 100m, Lower Temburong, lowland forest, 19.5.79 (Lt.
Col. M.G. Allen), BM noctuid slide 18007.
SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped.
1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site 16, March, Long Pala (Base), 70m,
324450, alluv./ second. for., BM noctuid slide 18509; 1
300m, Ulu Temburong, LP298, lowland forest, Sept / Oct 1978 (S.L.
Borneo, Kalimantan Tengah, Barito Ulu 2001, at Busang / Rekut River Junction, 0°
S, 113° 59'
E, viii.2001 (G.
preference. All specimens are from areas of lowland forest.
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