Stictane filiformis sp. n.
filiformis sp.n. holotype
The antennae are filiform. The forewing facies is distinctive, with the medial
fascia relatively basal, an angled fascia through the discal dot and no
submarginal row of dots. There are three dots on the margin distal to the discal
dot and one near the tornus with a distinct gap of paler colour in between. In
the genitalia the valves are shorter than in the three species just described,
with only sparse setation distally. The saccular process is a short, triangular
flap. There is a prominent furca, like the tongue of a reptile, extending
dorsally from between the valve bases. The aedeagus vesica has several narrow
diverticula, and three robust cornuti in its central portion.
.SABAH: Poring, 1800ft., E. of Mt.
Kinabalu, 20-23.i. 1976 (E.W. Classey), BM arctiid slide 4920.
single specimen was taken in primary dipterocarp forest at 600m on the eastern
slopes of G. Kinabalu.
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