7-9mm. The forewings have a pale, slightly creamy grey ground colour, marked and
suffused with blackish grey, more so in the medial zone and at the margin. The
medial zone is bounded by a fine, curved antemedial, concave basad, and a
strongly (but rather angularly) sinuous postmedial, concave basad anteriorly and
distad posteriorly. There are raised scales medially at the costa, subcostally
near the antemedial and, at the same distance from the costa, subbasally. The
positions of these are similar to those in
but the sinuous course of the postmedial is diagnostic. The hindwings are grey.
The male antennae are finely bipectinate. The male abdomen has the apodemes of
the eighth segment well developed, those of the tergite short spines at the
corners of an elongate triangle. The valves are deeply cleft, the arms similar,
but the ventral one slightly shorter and with a subapical spine. The harpe is
small and relatively basal. The aedeagus vesica has a small, hooked cornutus and
a short diverticulum scattered with small, rather granular spines along one
SABAH: Mt. Kinabalu, 30.vii-3.viii.1979 (E.W. Classey), BM noctuid slide
SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D.Holloway et al.),
Site 13, February, Camp 2, Mulu, 500m. 401464, mixed dipt. for.; 1
SARAWAK as above but Site 26, April, G. Api Pinnacles, 1200m. 428545, open
Retak, LP 238, 1465 metres, BRUNEI, 18.x.1978 (T.W. Harman).
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The material ranges from hill dipterocarp forest at 500m
to montane forest at 1465m.
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