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Anuga juventoides sp. n.  

Anuga juventoides(paratype)

18-20mm. The facies is similar to that of juventa but on the forewing there is not a postmedial dark band edged by two fine cream lines: this zone is broader, hardly demarcated, with a diffuse, pale central band, broader costad, bounded on each side by darker ones. The tornal orange area of the hindwing is reduced and the pale band basal to it has a series of pale chevrons distad. In juventa the cream markings on the underside of the wings are restricted to the distal border whereas in juventoides they extend all over.

The male genitalia of the two species are very similar but the processes from the transtillae are more strongly curved in juventoides.

Holotype BRUNEI: 30-60m, Labi, lowland forest and secondary veg., 8.9.79 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen), BM noctuid slide 11093.

Paratypes: 1 BRUNEI: 300m, Ulu Temburong, rainforest, 10.2.1980 (Allen); 1 BRUNEI: 60m, Ulu Belait, lowland forest, 21.2.80 (Allen); l Dutch West BORNEO, 85 miles above Pontianak (Simons & Meligan) (Sanggan) ex Jansen, April, 1909.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. This is probably a species of lowland rainforest.

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