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Kobestelia rosea sp. n.  

Kobestelia rosea (Sumatra)

13-16mm. The forewings are a dull pink with paler fawn areas in the reniform, basal to the oblique black subbasal, and subapically in association with the costal triangle; fasciae distal to the subbasal are barely evident but there is a distinctive, broad, diffuse brown shade marginally from the central angle to the tornus (somewhat more intense in Sumatran specimens). In the male genitalia the saccus tapers to a point rather than being rounded, and the valves are slightly more slender than in obliquata.

Holotype . BORNEO, BM noctuid slide 10247.

Paratype . BRUNEI: 30-60m, Labi, lowland forest and secondary forest, 8.9.1979 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen).

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia.

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