TRIBE ARCTORNITHINI n.
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Arctornis montananaptha sp. n.


Arctornis montananaptha (holotype)


18mm. The facies is typical of the naphtha group. The genitalia lack a harpe as in cretosanaphtha, but the valve is long, narrow, tapering to a point. The uncus is also relatively narrow.

Holotype SARAWAK: Gunung 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 forest, BM lymantriid slide 1574.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The only specimen is from lower montane forest.

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