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Anobakerangatis sp. n.
13, 14mm. The facies is atypical of the tribe Anobini, being diffuse and irregular, but there is a tuft of scales on the forewing dorsum at about one quarter as in many taxa of the tribe, and the male abdomen, particularly the valve costa, has features consistent with it. The forewings are shades of black and grey, diffuse pale fasciae consisting of: an arc from subbasally on the costa to the centre of the dorsum; a more irregular submarginal that, at its anterior, defines a black area at the apex. In the male genitalia, the uncus is short, rather broad, with a small apical spine, and lacks the large dorsal spine seen in pectinata and rigida. The valve costa has the expanded subbasal section typical of the tribe, and a very pronounced marginal process at two thirds. The ventral and apical margin is invested with setae that are directed to the interior of the valve. The aedeagus vesica is convolute, scobinate in places, but lacks the prominent cornuti often seen in other species in the genus and tribe.


. SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D.Holloway et al.), Site 20, Mar. - April, W. Melinau Gorge, 150m. 422577, FEG 3, kerangas, BM noctuid slide 18169.

Paratype . As holotype.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Both specimens are from an area of wet heath forest on a peaty river terrace.

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