kinabaluensis Reich stat. n.
Nyctemera arctata kinabaluensis Reich,
1932, Int. ent. Z., 26: 238.
Nyctemera arctata kinabaluensis Reich;
Holloway, 1976: 6.
Diagnosis. On the forewing the basal white patch is linked by white along vein CuA2
with the postmedial band. The hindwing border is entire, lobed interiorly in the
Taxonomic notes. This species has male genitalia very similar
to those of diaphana Roepke from Sulawesi and very different from those
of typical arctata. Also in the group are browni Schultze (= conjuncta
Wileman; Luzon) and hyalina Bethune-Baker (New Guinea, S. Moluccas).
In facies the species is closest to browni but lacks the signum in the
bursa seen in browni, resembling diaphana more in this respect;
the lamella postvaginalis is deeper than in either species.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The species is frequent from 1000-2000m on G.
Kinabalu, but has not been taken elsewhere in Borneo.
Biology. All material was taken at light by night.
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