(Peninsular Malaysia) 8-9mm. The forewing facies is somewhat atypical of
with an irregular green postmedial and a similar antemedial dividing the wing
into grey basal, medial and marginal thirds; the green fasciae are edged finely
with black. However, the male genitalia are consistent with placement in
Etanna, though the eighth abdominal segment is deep, each sclerite
frame-like and containing a prominent pair of hair-pencils. The uncus and
tegumen are complex, with fine bands of thickening; indeed the former may be
vestigial. The valves are reduced to very narrow strips, and the scaled process
is similarly long and slender. The large saccus and tegumen/vinculum junction
are typical of Etanna also. The aedeagus vesica has a single cornutus,
only seen elsewhere in the genus in vailima.
BRUNEI: 150 ft, Rampayoh R., LP291B, GR951801, lowland dipterocarp forest,
11-15.iv.1988 (G.S. Robinson), BM noctuid slide 16846.
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.
Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Sulawesi.
Habitat preference. Both specimens are from lowland forest.
Biology. The Javan material was reared from larvae defoliating durian (Durio
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