curvata sp. n.
7-8mm. The facies is as in bizonoides,
as are the processes to the saccular margin of the valves. The cornuti are
similarly proportioned to those of bizonoides but the larger two are more
regular, not flattened, the most basal strongly curved. The distal saccular
process has a crest of moderate, curved spines reflexed back round its margin.
300m, Ulu Temburong, L.P. 298, 10 Sept. 1978 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen), BM
arctiid slide 5286.
1 (slide 5281) MALAYSIA:
Sabah, Danum Valley, 170m, 4º58’N, 117º48’E (S.J.
Willott), 1º understorey, W5, West Trail, DVFC, 30.vii.94; 1
(slide 5308) B. N. BORNEO: Kretam, 27.ix-7.x.1950 (J.D.H. Hedley).
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. All three specimens are from the lowlands, two at
least from primary lowland dipterocarp forest.
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