Lyclene fusciramorum sp.
8-9mm. The ground colour of
the forewings is a rich pale brown, marked darker as in multiramorum. The
hindwings are fawn, grading grey to the margin or wholly darkish grey. The male
forewing cell is not apically narrowed, but M1 is part of the radial sector
branching system in both sexes, resembling females of multiramorum. The
male genitalia are similar to those of multiramorum except the aedeagus
vesica has a fan of six large spines that increase in size along the row. The
female genitalia are also similar except the central thickened section of the
bursa is much more extensive.
Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site
1, January, Camp 4, Mulu, 1790m. 452463, [upper] montane (moss) forest, BM
arctiid slide 5336.
(slide 4769) as holotype; 1 as holotype but Site 4; 1 as holotype but Site 5,
1780m. 451463; 2 (slide 5343) general data as holotype but Site 26, April,
G. Api Pinnacles, 1200m. 428545, open scrub.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. As
for the previous species, all material is from montane forest.
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