Chionoplema psara sp. n.
11mm. The species is mottled and marked with brownish grey on a paler
ground of the same colour. The forewing is generally stippled with the darker
colour except for a circular basal zone where the stippling is less intense. The
hindwing has a distinctive, subcircular basal zone clear of marking that is
bounded by narrow dark brown lines, distal to which is a grey, banded zone
extending to the margin. The genitalia are very similar to those of smarti and
paradeicta, but the facies is diagnostic.
SABAH, Danum Valley, 170m 4.58N, 117.48E (S.J. Willott). primary
understorey 1U Obs.Tower, DVFC, 18.iv.94, BM uraniid slide 281.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The only specimen was taken in lowland dipterocarp
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