Adites alticurvata sp.
10mm, possible 12mm. The
fasciation is less intense, with more white space intervening, than in the
previous species, a feature also seen in the female, otherwise only associated
through sharing a montane habitat. The male genitalia are similar to those of curvata
except the valves are broader, particularly apically, including the distal
saccular process. The subapical saccular spur is bifid. The cornuti are all
generally larger than in curvata, the two largest being flexed
subapically rather than evenly curved, the more basal one having an additional
flexure towards its base.
SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park,
R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site
14, February, Camp 2.5, Mulu, 1000m. 413461, lower montane for., BM arctiid
Possible . BORNEO:
Sabah, Bukit Monkobo, 5º48’N, 116º58’E, 9,viii.1987, 900m., stunted hill
forest (A.H. Kirk-Spriggs), BM arctiid slide 5303.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The
species is rare in montane forest at around 1000m.
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