Pelagodes forceps sp. n.
18-20mm. The facies is typical of the group. Definitive
features of the male abdomen are: gently curved, apically unevenly bifid
processes from the eighth segment; rather rugose, strong, acute costal processes
on the valve set just subapically; the valve is gently upcurved.
Holotype SARAWAK: Gunung 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 forest, BM geometrid slide 10690.
Paratype: 1 SAR [Sarawak
(A.R. Wallace)] BM
geometrid slide 8480.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The holotype is from lower montane
forest. Habitat is not specified for the paratype, but it is possibly from the
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