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Eugoa apiensis sp. n.


Eugoa apiensis (paratype)
(x 1.56)


8, 9mm. The facies is similar to that of the previous two species, but the forewings have a slight rufous tinge basally and grade paler towards the margin, where there is some irregular dark brown clouding. There is a faintly darker discal dot. The hindwings are pale grey-brown with anterior modification as in uniformis. The antennae are ciliate. The head and patagia are medium brown. The male genitalia are distinguished by a more sclerotised, rather convolute sacculus, with a short ventral process separated from a broader, more dorsal part. The aedeagus vesica has many short lobes, two long cornuti and one short one.

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site 25, April, G. Api, 900m. 427550, lower montane forest, BM arctiid slide 2764.

Paratype . As holotype.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Both specimens are from lower montane forest on limestone.

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