fidoides sp. n.
Anuga fida Swinhoe; sensu Holloway, 1976: 17.
25-27mm, larger than fida (20-22mm). The forewings have a
greenish tinge to them, lacking in fida, and usually a pale yellow
(rather than whitish) tornal patch. The hindwing tornus is usually more
extensively orange though this character is variable in both species; below, the
dark medial fascia passes just distal to the discal dot rather than through it
as in fida. In the male genitalia the aedeagus vesica does not have four
larger cornuti amid the scobination but a longitudinal zone of slightly larger
Holotype . BRUNEI: 75m, Labi, Feb 1982
(Lt. Col. M.G. Allen), BM noctuid slide 11099.
Paratypes: 2 (slide 11100)
Labi; 2 BRUNEI, 1680m, Bukit
BRUNEI, 1618m, Bukit Retak; 1, 1
Bidi, SARAWAK; 1 SARAWAK, Mulu Nat. Park, G.
Api, 1500m; l (slide 9164)
SABAH, Mt Kinabalu, 1620m, Park H.O.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The species is found in similar localities to fida,
but perhaps slightly more in montane habitats.
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