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Atacira angulata sp. n.  

Atacira angulata (holotype; Peninsular Malaysia)

11-12mm. The forewing ground colour is pale pinkish grey that is seen uniformly in an obliquely bounded basal area and in a triangular area at the apex that contains the brown subapical costal triangle. The rest of the fore-wing is darker, mottled broadly at the tornus, uniform elsewhere; there is a fine dark medial, and the reniform and postmedial are defined by fine, dark- edged, yellowish lines.

Holotype . Genting Tea Estate, 2000ft, W. Pahang, MALAYSIA, 12.12.76 (H.S. Barlow).

Paratype . MALAY PENIN: Bukit Tangga, 26.1.1914 (W.S. Laverock), BM 1933-355.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The two Bornean specimens seen, from Kuching, Sarawak, and Ulu Belait, Brunei, were both from lowland localities.

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