Miscellaneous Genera VI
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Marapana flavicosta sp. n.
, 19-20mm. This is a larger species than pulverata, with somewhat longer labial palps. The facies is a richer brown, and the hindwing costa is broadly dull ochreous yellow. The male genitalia have somewhat broader valves than in pulverata, though with a narrower costa and a more angled inner margin to the sacculus, which does not terminate in a spur. The aedeagus is longer. In the female, the ductus is longer and the bursa is more pyriform, entire, rather than being divided into distinct basal tubular and distal globular sections.

Marapana flavicosta

Holotype . SABAH: Mt Kinabalu, Power Station, 1930m, vii-ix.1965, Cambridge Expedition to Mt. Kinabalu 1965 (H.J. Banks, H.S. Barlow & J.D. Holloway), BM noctuid slide 9433.

Paratypes: 1 general data as holotype but Kundasan, 1050m; 1 general data as holotype but Mesilau, 1500m; 3, 7 (slide 9432) general data as holotype but Park H.Q., 1620m; 1 general data as holotype but Lycaenid Cut, 1660m; 1 (slide 18605), 1 general data as holotype but Kiau Gap, 1760m; 1 BORNEO: Sabah, Bukit Monkobo, 51°48' N, 116° 58' E, 23.viii.1987, 1200m (A.H. Kirk-Spriggs), Camp 1, stunted hill forest.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. All material is from montane forest between 1200m and 1930m.

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