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Schistophleps fulvioides sp. n.
   
Schistophleps fulvia Hampson sensu Holloway, 1976: 3.


Schistophleps fulvioides
(holotype)
(x. 1.63)


9-10mm, 10mm. The forewings are relatively heavily marked with orange as infulvia, and the species is larger than other Bornean congeners except the next. It is distinguished from fulvia by the male genitalia, particularly the strongly S-shaped aedeagus, the absence of a setose lobe on the ventral angle of the valve apex, and the sickle-like uncus (bifid, quadrate in fulvia). The valves are simple, expanding slightly at the apex, the margin entire rather than cleft or excavate.

Holotype SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site 14, February, Camp 2.5, Mulu, 1000m. 413461, lower montane for., BM arctiid slide 5137.

Paratypes: 2, 1 (slide 5148) as holotype; 1 as holotype but Site 15; 1 (slide 4775) general data as holotype but Site 25, April, G. Api, 900m, lower montane forest; 1 general data as holotype but Site 3, January, Camp 4, Mulu, 1780m. 453463, [upper) montane forest; 1 SABAH: Mt. Kinabalu, Mesilau, 1500m, vii-ix. 1965, Cambridge Expedition to Mt. Kinabalu 1965 (H.J. Banks, H.S. Barlow & J.D. Holloway).

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. This is a montane species, found over a range from 900m to 1960m (specimen from G. Kinabalu not included as a paratype; a female from Bukit Pagon in Brunei is also excluded).

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