Agrotis kinabaluensis Holloway, 1976: 6.
forewings are an ashy grey, with fine, weak black markings; females often have
the dorsum more darkly clouded. The postmedial is single, crenulate.
species is one of a group flying in the mountains of central Indonesia, the
others being A. magnipunctata Prout (Buru, Seram) and species from
Sulawesi (slide 12950) and Seram (slide 12941). There is a group of three of
four grey montane species in New Guinea that may be related. One (slide 9548,
9549) shows modification of the male genitalia (loss of corona, enlarged,
sinuous harpe) but another (slide 14081) is more typical. The group is similar
in facies, and therefore possibly related, to the Palaearctic A. cinerea Denis
species is found commonly at 2600m on G. Kinabalu but can occur from 1600-3750m.
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