obsoleta Moore comb. rev.
obsoleta Moore, 1878, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1878: 32.
species resembles a lighter yellow, more heavily marked version of peloa, the
zig-zag postmedial being particularly intense and extending further basad into
the medial zone subdorsally.
Taxonomic note. Hampson
(1900) included the more lightly marked L. assamica Moore as a
synonym, but this needs confirmation. The male genitalia have valves with only
the saccular process strong. The aedeagus has an unusual apical comb of spines,
but the vesica is typical of Lyclene with some scobination and a single,
blade-like cornutus at the end of a diverticulum. The female genitalia have a
bursa consistent with placement in Lyclene but more heavily sclerotised
than average, including an appendix-like structure that presumably receives the
Geographical range. N.E.
Habitat preference. The
only specimen seen is the male noted by Hampson (1900) from Pulo Laut, a
low-lying island at the south-east of Borneo. Further confirmation of its
occurrence in Borneo would be valuable.
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