species: muscularia Walker, N.E. Himalaya.
genus was defined by Watson (1968) as a close relative (probably the
sister-genus) of Albara. The species are a similar deep purple-grey, but
without obvious oblique fasciae, these being more poorly defined and lunulate.
The male and female antennae are similar to those of Albara.
features of the male abdomen include: a bilobed distal margin to the seventh
sternite, with an asymmetric plate set between the lobes; very strongly divided
uncal processes (spatulate, setose) with strong socii, ventral, more spine-
like, and divided, complex valves; a narrow, tapering aedeagus.
the female genitalia there is a broad antevaginal plate. The ovipositor lobes are complex, divided. The bursa is spherical, with or without a rounded,
scobinate signum. The ductus bursae is narrower and longer than in Albara.
genus consists of five species and extends from the Himalaya to China and
Sundaland. Two species are found in Borneo.
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