Arctornis albescens sp.
15, 16mm. The facies is much as in brunnescens
but the frons and palps are white apart from a brown bar between the
antennal bases. In the male genitalia, the valves are directed more strongly
dorsally, the costal process short, the harpe long, sinuous, expanded and
scobinate over the distal half. There is an obtuse spine on the dorsal margin of
Lamunin, 13.i. 1996 (T W. Harman), BM lymantriid slide 2156.
Paratype SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat.
Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 8, February, Camp
1, Mulu, 150m, 385470, mixed dipt. for., BM lymantriid slide 1578.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. Both specimens are from lowland forest.
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