microfulvia sp. n.
7-8mm. This and the next
three species all have very similar forewing facies to fulvioides, though
smaller, and can only reliably be identified by their distinctive male
genitalia. This species occasionally has a brown zone on the dorsum
medially (the specimens from Poring listed below). The aedeagus is relatively
long, flexed subapically. The uncus has bifid and bilobed processes as in nigropuncta
sp. n., but the bilobed process is relatively much broader. The valve
apex is narrow, slightly spatulate, the valve broadening basally to this, with a
small angle ventrally and a much broader, more basal one on the costa.
Kuching, Semongok, 3-9.ii. 1976 (E. W. Classey), BM arctiid slide 5135.
as holotype; 2 (slide 5176)
SABAH: Poring, 1800ft, E. of Mt. Kinabalu, 20-23.i.
1976 (E. W. Classey).
Geographical range. Borneo,
Java (slide 5150).
Habitat preference. All
records are from lowland forest.
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