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Chorsia williamsi sp. n. 
11mm. The forewing shape and rather worn facies bears some resemblance to that of carjacobsi, but the latter has some longitudinal strands of black in the basal part, a conspicuous white dot at the reniform, and a white subapical mark that is slightly more transverse than that in carjacobsi. The genitalia have the valves unusually paddle-shaped, with a distinctive dorsally directed spine just in from the centre of the ventral margin.


Chorsia williamsi

Holotype . MALAYSIA: Sabah, Danum Valley, 170m, 4°58' N 117°48' E (S.J. Willott) 2° understorey, Bkt. Atur Rd., DVFC, 24.viii.93, BM noctuid slide 19219.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species was recorded (S.J. Willott, unpublished data) as frequent (29 individuals) in logged and pristine forest at 170m near the Danum Valley Field Centre in Sabah.

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