Penza puncticeps Walker, 1864, J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.), 7: 56.
Plusia niveiplaga Walker, 1864, J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zoo1.), 7: 7 1.
male antennae are weakly and evenly bipectinate. The forewings are medium grey-brown.
The white reniform variant has the posterior lobe much larger than the anterior
one, with an acute, basally directed angle to it. The male abdomen has only weak
coremata on the eighth sternite, which is only partially sclerotised laterally.
The genitalia are strongly sclerotised, the uncus with strong, acute setose
socii directed ventrally from the base. The valves lack coremata and a harpe,
are apically acute, incurved, with subapical spurs and flanges, and a field of
short, stout setae centrally.
only specimen taken on the Mulu survey was from the understorey of alluvial
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