Arctornis oranaphtha sp.
16mm, 17-19mm. The facies is as in naphtha, but
the male genitalia have the valves more tapering and the harpe more irregular,
directed ventrally beyond the ventral margin and invested with numerous moderate
spine-like setae that are more robust at the apex.
Kampong Kapok, 10m, 22.i.1996 (T.W. Harman) BM lymantriid slide 2139.
Paratypes: 2 (slide 2314) as holotype but 18.i.1996; 2 BRUNEI: 3m,
and coastal veg., 3.6 and 28.12.1979 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen).
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. All material has been taken on the Brunei coast in a
mixture of open habitat, forest and mangrove.
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