vagilinea Walker comb. n.
vagilinea Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6:114.
is one of the smaller species in the genus, distinguished by the very narrow,
dark crimson fasciation of the forewing.
Taxonomic note. The
male genitalia are atypical, with a long, slender uncus, distal costal and
saccular processes, the latter unspined, no rugosity to the anellus, and a
random array of small to large acute cornuti in the aedeagus vesica. However,
the facies is typical of Adites.
Geographical range. Borneo,
Habitat preference. This
appears to be a rare lowland forest species, recent material consisting of two
specimens from 600m at Poring, east of G. Kinabalu, and one from 170m at the
Danum Valley Field Centre, all from Sabah. The original material was from
Sarawak, probably also a lowland locality.
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