metaphaea Walker comb. n.
Gadirtha metaphaea Walker,
1864, J. Linn. Soc. Lond., Zool. 7: 163.
Diagnosis. This species is larger than the next, the forewings a redder brown and
slightly less mottled. It is most reliably distinguished by the male genitalia
where the prongs of the uncus are not centrally expanded and the costal lobe
bearing setal bases does not extend beyond the more distal part of the valve
Taxonomic note. This and the next species are probably sister-species.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. During the Mulu survey the species was taken
infrequently in upper montane forest on G. Mulu and in lower montane forest on
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