Jodis api sp. n.
13-14mm. This species resembles J. subtractata but
is larger, less variegated with a strong discal line on the hindwing. The male
antennae are untidily bipectinate as in other Jodis, but the male
genitalia and unmodified eighth segment are atypical. The socii are very short
relative to the uncus. The valves are slender, with an elliptical zone running
from the base of the costa to the centre of the ventral margin where it
terminates in a spur overlapping the valve margin, which is concave at that
point. The aedeagus is short, with a large, rugose cornutus in the vesica.
Holotype .SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S Exped., 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway
et al.) Site 25, April, G. Api, 900m, 427550, lower montane
forest, BM geometrid slide 10743.
Paratype: 1 as
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The only two specimens are from lower
montane forest at 900m on limestone G. Api.
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