Exeliopsis postfasciata sp. n.
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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