Kunugia quadrilineata sp. n.
The wings are a rich biscuit buff to medium brown. The forewings have four
diagnostic, parallel, straight, diffusely darker fasciae within the basal
three fifths. There is a submarginal row of dark flecks and a diffuse pale
greyish patch at the tornus.
The male genitalia have no spur to the aedeagus and a small, unspined
vesica. The valves are simply conical, the apex flexed at an angle. The
cubile arms are slender, unspined, except for a subbasal pair of spurs.
30-60m, Labi, lowland forest, 12.6.1982 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen).
75m, Labi Road, February 1982 (Lt.
Col. M.G. Allen); 2
Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 15
February, Camp 2.5, Mulu, 1000m, 413461, lower montane f., BM lasiocampid
range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra; a similar but distinct
species occurs in Sulawesi, as yet undescribed.
preference. The listed specimens have been taken in lowland or lower
montane forest. In Peninsular Malaysia a long series of males has been
taken at 1000m on Bukit Kutu.
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