extensive freshly collected material available arose partly through the
activities of the author under the auspices of the Royal Geographical
Society-Sarawak Government Expedition and Survey of the Gunung Mulu
National Park (1977-8), whilst financed by a Government Grant-in-Aid for
Scientific Investigations administered by the Royal Society, and on a
previous expedition (1965) to G. Kinabalu. Another large part of this
material was accumulated and prepared by Col. M.G. Allen and Mr T.W.
Harman during a series of expeditions in Brunei.
Moths of Borneo was a core-funded programme of CAB International
Institute of Entomology. This part was produced partly under these
auspices and partly during the leisure time of the author. The author
would like to thank his CIE colleagues Alan Wood for photographing the
colour plates and Graham duHeaume for help with film processing.
taxonomic work was undertaken at the British Museum (Natural History) with
the permission of the Trustees and with the assistance and support of the
Department of Entomology, particularly the Macrolepidoptera Section. I am
very grateful to Dr I.J Kitching and Mr M.R. Honey for helpful discussions
and comments on drafts of the text.
are due to Dr G.C. McGavin (Hope Entomological Collections, University of
Oxford) and Dr R. de Jong (Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie, Leiden)
for arranging loans of type material, and to Mr E.D. Edwards and Dr E.S.
Nielsen for assistance with the identity of Australian taxa.
series is dependent on the continuing support and energies of Mr H.S.
Barlow, who also acts as a longstop for errors in the text (the blame for
any that escape is mine).
I would like to thank my wife, Phillipa, for once again taking on most of
the burden of preparing the typescript amongst many other demands on her