TRIBE ARCTORNITHINI n.
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Arctornis cretosanaptha sp. n.  


Arctornis cretosanaptha (paratype)


16-17mm. The facies is as in keranganaphtha and mulunaphtha. The genitalia lack even a short harpe. The valves taper slightly to a rather rounded apex that has basally-directed robust setae around its dorsal margin.

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 23, April, W. Melinau Gorge, 250m, 430558, FEG 4, limestone forest, BM lymantriid slide 1576.

Paratypes: 1 (slide 1575) as holotype; 1 (slide 1588) as holotype but Site 24, 270m.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. All material is from dipterocarp forest on the lower slopes of the limestone G. Api.

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