caerulimargo Holloway comb. n.
Epiplema caerulimargo Holloway,
Diagnosis. The species is distinguished by the uniform, finely speckled pale brown
wings, the scales lustrous, reflecting bluish in some lights when material is
fresh. The pattern elements are obscure but resemble those of punctata. However,
the male genitalia lack the fan of paddle-like scales seen in punctata and
Taxonomic notes. The holotype suffered from beetle attack subsequent to description, and
only two wings and the genitalia preparation remain. The paratypes proved to be
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. All material is from G. Kinabalu, where the species
is infrequent from 1500m to 2110m.
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