santubong sp. n.
8mm. The holotype is somewhat worn but has facies similar to suffusa
the medial area of the forewing is a distinctly darker brown. A second specimen
that may well be conspecific is less worn but lacks an abdomen; it is
illustrated and has distinctly paler basal, post discal and subapical areas on
the dark brown forewing. The basal area has a straight, transverse distal border
at the antemedial. In the male genitalia the saccus is much broader, and the
valve bases are well separated rather than adjacent. The coremata on the valve
are much smaller, the larger exterior process is apically bifid, and the centre
one is shorter and broader. The innermost one is clublike rather than
triangular, and out-turned, set on each side at the inner edge of the valve
sacculus, adjacent to the juxta.
. SARAWAK: Santubong Mt., 100m, 2.ix.1981 (Oxford Far East Exp. Exp.), BM noctuid slide 18574.
preference. The holotype is from lowland forest on the slopes of an
isolated mountain near Kuching. The other specimen associated in the description
was taken on a canopy walkway in primary lowland forest near the Borneo
Rainforest Lodge in the Danum Valley area of Sabah.
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