sinuinigra Holloway comb. n.
Euproctis sinuinigra Holloway,
Diagnosis. The yellow, of the forewing and at the border of the hindwing
distinguishes this species from venata. The postmedial is slightly more
strongly sinuous and set somewhat more basally. The male genitalia are very
similar to those of venata, though the spur on the aedeagus is smaller.
Taxonomic note. The paratype females in the original description are those of a Rhypotoses
species (See Rhypotoses ruptata
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The holotype was from lofty montane forest at 1500m
on the Pinosuk Plateau of G. Kinabalu. Subsequently, two males have been taken
at 1670m on Bukit Pagon and one at 1465m on Bukit Retak in Brunei.
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