5mm. The forewing facies is similar to that of the previous species except the
postmedial is distinctly angled one-third from the costa rather than irregular
in course. The antemedial is more oblique, meeting the dorsum more distally.
Hence the darker medial zone narrows towards the dorsum. The male genitalia have
the tegumen coming to a point. The valves are similar to those of mesotherma
but the harpe is much more basal, at right-angles to the ventral arm and having
an irregular lobe on its basal side. On the eighth segment the tergal apodemes
are acute rather than rounded, and the sternal ones are barely evident.
BRUNEI: 5m, Labi Rd. at the Arboretum, secondary veg. 30.11.1979 (R.
Fairclough), BM noctuid slide 17363.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The specimen was taken in lowland secondary vegetation.
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