Miscellaneous Genera I
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Dordura Moore

Type species: apicalis Moore = aliena Walker.

This monobasic genus shows sexual dimorphism and shares, probably homoplasiously, a dark brown trapezoidal mark on the forewing costa between the postmedial and submarginal with taxa in the Parallelia / Achaea complex, some species of Platyja Hübner, and Papuacola Hampson. The postmedial and antemedial fasciae are doubled in the male but one component is obscure in the female. The hindwing is less distinctly marked, with fasciation evident only over the posterior half.

The male abdomen has the eighth segment unmodified. The genitalia have both the tegumen and the vinculum rather wide on each side, setose all over, the setae lengthening towards the base. The valves are simple, triangular, without processes, their saccular bases meeting centrally.

The female has a very small but slightly scobinate bursa without a distinct ductus. The ostium is situated between the seventh and eighth segments; there is no sterigma.

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