Miscellaneous Genera II
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Bocula samarinda sp. n. 
20mm. The forewing has a pale fawn ground that is variably irrorated with dark brown scales that also delineate, each with a paler component, four slightly oblique and generally parallel transverse fasciae. The two inner fasciae have the paler component distad, and the two outer (most basal and most distal) have it basad. The most distal, the submarginal, is curved slightly concave distad, and the medial, intersecting a dark discal mark, is slightly sinuous; the other two are more or less straight. The hindwings are uniform, a similar pale brown tone to the forewings. The facies is most similar to that of hedleyi except that species only has the submarginal fascia closely delineated, and it is irregular, not evenly curved. The genitalia resemble those of the sejuncta group generally but combine an uncus and valve shape similar to that of hedleyi with possession of a basal hair pencil on the valve as in sejuncta.

Bocula samarinda

Holotype . S.E. BORNEO: Samarinda, x.1938 (M.E. Walsh) BM 1939-182. BM noctuid slide 18092.

Paratypes: 1 . Ulu Temburong Expedition 1978, BRUNEI: Base Camp, 300m, m.v. light, 2.x.1978 (T.W. Harman); 1 MALAYSIA: Sabah, Danum Valley, 170m, 4°58' N 117°48' E (S.J. Willott), 1° understorey, 9-10pm, tree Plfm., DVFC, 4.iv.95.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The holotype is from the lowlands of Kalimantan, and the paratypes are from lowland dipterocarp forest.

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