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Clethrorasa micropuncta sp. n. 

Clethrorasa micropuncta

Clethrorasa micropuncta

15-17mm, 20mm. This is a slightly smaller species than pilcheri, differing in the distribution of black areas on the forewing: the subapical zone of the costa has two triangles rather than one; the discal spot is very much smaller, usually less than one third the area of that of pilcheri and separated from the two adjacent costal marks; the small marginal markings are towards the apex if present rather than centrally and tornally. The hindwings of the male are distinctly paler over the distal half.

In the male genitalia the valve is apically more broadened, rounded, the process at the ventral margin slender, acute rather than rounded. The aedeagus vesica is narrower, the cornuti slightly denser.

. BRUNEI: 300m. Ulu Temburong, rainforest, 29.4.81 (Lt. Col M.G. Allen) BM noctuid slide 14007.

Paratypes-: 3 as holotype; 1, 1 SARAWAK Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site 15, February, Camp 2.5, Mulu, l000m, 413461 (lower montane forest).

Geographical range.
Borneo, Sumatra.

Habitat preference.
Material has been taken in hill dipterocarp forest in Brunei and in lower montane forest on G. Mulu.

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