Nigriblephara cheyi sp. n.
(holotype, in FRC, Sepilok)
10mm. Externally this species resembles radula but is perhaps
slightly browner in tone. The male genitalia have the tegumen as radula. The
costa is free of setose lobes but there is a small spined lobe subcostally
adjacent to the transverse bar of sclerotisation . The saccular process is
shorter, tapering, less closely associated with the valve margin. The juxta is
Holotype . SABAH: Brumas, Pinus caribaea, 13.vi.1991, light trap, (Chey
Vun Khen). In Forest Research Centre Collection, Sepilok, Sabah.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The only specimen is from a lowland softwood
cheyi Holloway also occurs in Peninsular Malaysia (FRIM colln)
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