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Atacira winseri sp. n.  

Atacira winseri (holotype)

13mm. This species is allied to the previous two with forewing ground colour as in chalybsoides, but the medial and basal areas have a dark bluish tone, the fine antemedial being edged white on either side; the reniform is larger and the pale postmedial is invested with dark brown irregularly distally and basally; the submarginal triangles are edged finely but distinctly with a white fascia distad (seen faintly only in the other two species).

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu National Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), BM 1978-206, Site 26, April, G. Api Pinnacles, 1200m, 428545, Open scrub, MV. BM noctuid slide 10969.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. The Bornean specimen was taken in upper montane forest on limestone.

The species is named for Mr N. de N. Winser, administrative officer on the Mulu Expedition.

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