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Scopula insolata aequibrachiata ssp. n.  
Craspedia insolata Butler, 1889, Illustr. typ. Specimens Lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus., 7:109.
Acidalia satsumaria Leech, 1897, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 20: 91.
Acidalia butleri Prout, 1913, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 4: 78.

Scopula insolata
(paratype of aequibrachiata)
(x 1.16)

7-8mm. The wing markings are as in typical insolata, though not so clearly defined, and the forewing postmedial is narrower. The central element of this is contiguous with the rest and of even width as in insolata. In S. pedilata Felder (Sri Lanka, Bali) it is broader, of more even brown tone, and with constrictions separating it from the rest of the fascia. In the male abdomen, the cerata of the eighth sternite are of unequal length (left, half of right and more strongly curved) in typical insolata, but more or less equal, long in the Bornean race.

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 17781.

Paratypes: 2 as holotype but site 23, W. Melinau Gorge, 250m, 430558, FEG 4, limestone; 2 as holotype but sites 8, 9, Camp 1 Mulu, 140m, 150m, mixed dipt. for.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Sumatra, China; Japan (ssp. satsumaria); Borneo.

Habitat preference. Four specimens are from lowland forest, one from lower montane forest. The latter and two of the lowland specimens were from limestone.

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