8mm. The ground colour is
pale straw, the forewing rather narrow, irrorated with darker brown which is
concentrated more basally. There is a dark brown discal mark and an irregular
submarginal of the same colour. The genitalia indicate a relationship with the
type species of Hectogama which has facies more as in pseudarcuata. Shared
features include: a pair of scent pencils arising from small discs of setal
bases on the intersegmental membrane close to the saccus; a juxta terminating
dorsally in a pair of appressed rods; a rather characteristic valve shape with a
dentate apex and a distinctive subapical zone of setae. The valve apex is
narrower, unidentate, in hectogamoides, and the aedeagus vesica has many
cornuti rather than one large one.
Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site
17, March, nr. Long Melinau, 50m, 313441, low secondary f. on river bank, BM
arctiid slide 2759.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The
only specimen is from regenerating alluvial forest.
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