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Parasynegia fortilineata sp. n.

Parasynegia fortilineata (holotype)

17-18mm. This species resembles lineata very closely except most fine fasciae are sharply delineated by dark brown and are thus much more apparent. There are minor but constant differences in the male genitalia: the juxta 'horns' are shorter, broader; the basal valve process is more irregular, crimped and the digitate one tapers rather than being apically spatulate; the scobination of the aedeagus vesica is restricted to the immediate vicinity of the apical spur rather than extending half way to the cluster of spicules.

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 7, January, Long Palu (Base) 50m, 324450, Alluvial/secondary forest, BM geometrid slide 10485.

Paratype . As holotype, slide 10498.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia (Perak).

Habitat preference. Both specimens are from alluvial forest.

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