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Holocraspedon flava van Eecke
   
Holocraspedum [sic.] flava van Eecke, 1927, Zool. Meded. Leiden, 10: 97.


Holocraspedon ?flava
(x 1.56)


Diagnosis and taxonomic note.
This species was described from a single male (not dissected) from Sumatra with pale dull yellow forewings, whitish hindwings and venation typical of the genus. A series of four females from Borneo also shows these features, but no male was associated (one male specimen of similar facies had bipectinate antennae and different venation, though the genitalia were not dissimilar from those of Holocraspedon; slide 5005, Fig. 347). The genitalia (slides 5006, 5010) of these females are also consistent with placement in the genus, with a coarsely scobinate corpus bursae and a distinct appendix bursae. Three were from the Poring and Trus Madi localities where male Notata parva were taken (see Holocraspedon vaneeckei sp.n) and probably represent the females. The fourth (slide 5006) is slightly larger with browner hindwings. It might be the female of H. flava, but the genitalia are very similar to those of parva.

Geographical range. Sumatra, ?Borneo.

Habitat preference. The single female was taken at 1700m on Bukit Pagon in Brunei.

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