Miscellaneous Genera VI
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Oglasa basicomma sp. n. 
, 11-13mm. In facies this species resembles lagusalis, but is smaller, paler, greyer, with an additional subbasal brown patch on the costa, and with the dark reniform comma mark associated more with the triangle at one third as a narrow extension from its apex. The male genitalia are somewhat atypical in that the valve pleat is central rather than oblique, and does not reach the ventral margin; it terminates in a sinuous spine at the centre of the valve. The aedeagus vesica is more triangular than convolute, and is sparsely invested over much of its area with flattened, short, broad spines.


Oglasa basicomma

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D.Holloway et al.), Site 15, February, Camp 2.5, Mulu, 1000m. 413461, BM noctuid slide 10758.

Paratypes: 9, 3 general data as holotype but Sites 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (mixed dipterocarp forest on G. Mulu at 140-160m), 13 (mixed dipterocarp forest on G. Mulu at 500m), 17 (regenerating alluvial forest at 50m near Long Melinau); 20 (wet heath forest at 150m, west of Melinau Gorge) and 23 (forest on limestone at 250m near the Melinau Gorge); 1, 1 BRUNEI: 30-60m, Labi, 6 Feb 1978 and 11.3.80 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen); 2 MALAYSIA: Sabah, Danum Valley, 170m, 4°58' N 117°48' E (S.J. Willott), 2° understorey, Bkt. Atur Rd., DVFC, 24.viii.93 and 18.ix.93.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference
. This species is infrequent in lowland forest of various types, and with its highest record at 1000m.

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