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Exeliopsis discipuncta sp. n.  

Exeliopsis discipuncta (holotype)

15mm. The darker discal dashes are large, prominent on both wings. In the male genitalia the uncus is small, the gnathus apex broad, shallow. The saccus is strong. On the valve the costal sclerotisation is narrower than the saccular one, with a setose basal lobe and an interior ridge distally, lined with setae and projecting beyond the apex of the valve. The distal margin of the valve is excavate. The broad saccular sclerotised zone broadens distally to an obliquely angular, setose terminal portion. N.E. Himalaya material (slide 16258) may represent a race of this species or the next: the costal sclerotisation is more regularly curved, and lined with setae over its whole length; the saccular sclerotisation is apically squarer, interiorly falcate. The aedeagus in all three has a slender, rod-like cornutus.

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 28, May, Nr. Long Pala, FEG 1a, 328428, 50m, alluvial forest, BM geometrid slide 16268.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The single specimen is from lowland alluvial forest.

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