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Garudinia truncata sp. n


Garudinia truncata (holotype)
(x 1.73)


6-7mm. The hindwings are a paler grey-white as in triangulata, and the forewings have the brown bands narrower than in simulana and allies, such that the pale creamy white areas appear broader, particularly the central zone. The more basal brown patch is anteriorly rounded but narrower than semicircular. The male genitalia have the valve saccular process very short, truncated, robust, and have conical spines interior to them subbasally. The aedeagus has fine, dense scobination apically and fields of coarser, more dispersed scobination in the vesica.

Holotype .SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site 7, January, Long Pala (Base), 50m, 324450, alluvial/ secondary forest, BM arctiid slide 2678.

Paratype . Kuching, BORNEO, BM arctiid slide 4943.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Both specimens are from the lowlands, possibly also both from disturbed forest.

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