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Lophobates mesotoechia Prout comb. n.
Boarmia mesotoechia Prout, 1926, Sarawak Mus. J., 3: 205.
Boarmia mesotoechia Prout; Holloway, 1976: 82.

Lophobates mesotoechia

The wings are dark brown and fawn speckled with dark brown. The forewings have the costal half broadly fawn but with two oblique dark brown bars at the costa subapically.

Taxonomic notes. The costal zone is less clearly distinguished by pale colour than in the type species. In the male genitalia the valve is apically more narrow, the setae from the subbasal process slender, not blade-like. The spines from the juxta are longer, more sinuous.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Known only from G. Murud and G. Kinabalu, the species is rare, recorded between 1620m and 1920m.

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