Oxacme calcarea sp.
This species is related to umbrodorsum, but
is smaller and has weaker, more diffuse forewing markings restricted mostly to
the postdiscal area. The discal spot is stronger, and there is a distinct
marginal patch that gives the impression of an angle in the position where it
occurs in more typical congeners. The dorsal patch typical of umbrodorsum
is present but weaker. The male genitalia are also very similar to those of umbrodorsum, but have the distal part of the valve shorter, apically
broader, and the cornutus in the aedeagus vesica is straight.
.SARAWAK: Gunong 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 arctiid slide 4966.
Paratype. General data as holotype but Site 27, April, G. Api, 1500m,
Pandanus Camp, 429541, scrub, Pandanus, BM
arctiid slide 4965.
specimens were taken on the slopes of the limestone G. Api, in the lowlands and
in the lower montane zone.
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