temburong sp. n.
10mm. The forewings are dark brown, apically acute, with a small elongate white
fleck representing the posterior element of the reniform. There is a straight,
fine, dark submarginal. The antennae are weakly nodular, with broad square
pectinations over the basal third as in 'nodular' species but with a less extreme
expansion then reduction of slender pectinations distal to this, so there is no
distinct node in the centre of the antenna. In the abdomen the coremata of the
eighth sternite are long, the sternite sclerotised on three sides and with
lateral rods. The uncus is narrow, slender, erect. The valves have a moderate
corema set relatively distally, and with a strong harpe in a rather costal
position, extending almost to the apex of the valve. The aedeagus vesica is
extensively and coarsely scobinate over its ventral half.
BRUNEI, 300m, Ulu Temburong, rainforest, Feb. 1982 (Lt. Col M.G.
Allen), BM noctuid slide 14091.
type locality is in lowland rainforest.
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