TRIBE ARCTORNITHINI n.
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Arctornis oranaphtha sp. n.  


Arctornis oranaphtha (holotype)


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.

Holotype  BRUNEI: 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, Seria, secondary 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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