Amblychia sommereri sp. n.
Amblychia sommereri (paratype)
The wings are strikingly banded with grey and brown-striated pinkish buff, with
broken blackish fasciae and a large blackish discal spot on the forewing. In the
male genitalia the valves are excavate between the apex of the strongly setose
costa and the valve apex itself. The uncus has a pair of setose socii.
. SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S
Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site
20, Mar-Apr., W. Melinau Gorge, 150m. 422577, FEG 3, kerangas, BM
geometrid slide 13330.
Paratypes: 2 as
holotype; 2 general data as holotype but Site 18, March, W.
Melinau Gorge, 100m 428563, alluvial forest and riverside veg., and Site
24, April, W. Melinau Gorge, 270m. 430558, FEG 4, limestone forest.
Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.
Habitat preference. All specimens are from lowland forest, to the west of
the Melinau Gorge, mostly kerangas and dipterocarp forest on limestone.
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