anacardium sp. n.
Noreia unilineata Walker sensu Holloway, 1976: 58
20-25 mm. This species resembles unilineata in clear grey tone
and markings, but it is large (cf. 18-20mm) with a prominent dark tuft of scales
on the male hindwing dorsum, though not on vein CuA1. The postmedials are more
strongly defined, particularly on the hindwing. The male genitalia have the
uncus more or less triangular with a slight apical spur; the gnathus is distally broad, the rugose zone straight, slightly
lobed towards each side. The aedeagus bears a moderate sclerotisation shaped
like a cashew nut on the vesica.
Holotype SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat.
Park, R.G.S Exped. 1977- 8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 26, April, G. Api
Pinnacles, 1200m, 428545 open scrub, MV, BM geometrid slide 10620.
Paratypes: 1 as holotype. 4 (slide 10621). 3 general data as holotype but sites 14,
22, 24, 25, 27; 1 BRUNEI: 1670m, Bukit Pagon, montane forest, Feb 1982 (Allen
& Harman); 3 (slide 8897) SABAH: Mt Kinabalu, Park H.Q., 1620m,
vii-ix.1965, Cambridge Expedition to Mt. Kinabalu 1965 (H.J. Banks, H.S.
Barlow & J.D. Holloway) Brit. Mus. 1968-186.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. This species was most frequently taken in lower
montane forest during the Mulu survey, rarely in the lowlands, and there are
three specimens from 1620m on G. Kinabalu and one from 1670m on G. Pagon in
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