FAMILY LASIOCAMPIDAE
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Trabala bouraq sp. n.


Trabala bouraq
(holotype)
(natural size)


male.gif (860 bytes)23mm. The ground colour is a dark, rather brownish green, the fasciae and other markings being dark brown. The forewing postmedial is straight, oblique, and the hindwing fascia is strong, flatly sigmoid. The fringes are slightly darker, and not scalloped. The male genitalia have four processes on the tegumen as in irrorata and hantu, but the exterior ones are much narrower, parallel-sided and unequally bidentate.

Holotype male.gif (860 bytes)BRUNEI: 1670m, Bukit Pagon, montane forest, Feb. 1982 (Allen & Harman) BM lasiocampid slide 1071.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The only specimen was taken in upper montane forest.

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