punctifulvia sp. n.
9mm. The forewings are paler
than in fulvioides, less heavily marked with orange, the marking more
punctate. The size is similar, however. The male genitalia have the aedeagus
only slightly flexed. The uncus consists of short, overlapping bifid and bilobed
processes. The valves are simple, each with a slight, asymmetric cucullus, that
of the left valve more falcate.
SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park,
R.G.S. Exped. 19778 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site 14, February, Camp 2.5,
Mulu, 1000m. 413461, lower montane for., BM arctiid slide 5139.
as holotype; 2 as holotype but Site 15; 2 general data as holotype but Site 25,
April, G. Api, 900m. 427550, lower montane forest; 1 (slide 5181) as holotype
but Site 13, February, Camp 2, Mulu, 500m. 401464, mixed dipt. for.; 1 (slide
5146) general data as holotype but Site 23, April, W. Melinau Gorge, 250m.
430558, FEG 4, limestone forest.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. Most
material is from lower montane forest, but the species occurs more rarely in
forest down to 250m. In addition to the specimens listed, there is one from 600m
at Poring at the foot of G. Kinabalu.
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