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Exeliopsis postfasciata sp. n.  

Exeliopsis postfasciata

15-16mm. The wings are perhaps more elongate than in other species, the hindwings with antemedial and postmedial more or less straight, close together with the discal spot roughly central between them, and conspicuous against a field of slightly paler grey. The male genitalia have uncus, gnathus and juxta as in discipuncta; the saccus is also long. The saccular part of the valve is square- ended, shaped as in the Himalayan taxon referred to in the description of discipuncta, but with the costal part much shorter, straight, but also with a continuous interior lining of setae.

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 23, April, W. Melinau Gorge, 250m, 430558, FEG4, limestone forest, BM geometrid slide 13380.

Paratype (abdomen lost). SARAWAK: as holotype but Site 8, February, Camp 1, Mulu, 150m, 385470, mixed dipt. for.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. Both specimens are from lowland rain forest.

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