micromistura sp. n.
6mm. The species resembles a small, dark mistura,
redder, similarly fasciated, except the white antemedial and postmedial marks on
the forewing costa are closer together. The male genitalia are much closer to
those of mistura
are those of variegata, with a similar uncus, no transtilla blades, and a
valve without processes. The rather angular, broad saccus is also similar.
However, the valves are only slightly concave on their oblique distal margin,
and the apex is more upcurved than that of mistura.
. BRUNEI: 1m, 3km WSW of Muara, Kg Kapok, MV, Edge of Rhizophora forest,
13.ix-1.x.1992 (G.S. Robinson), BM noctuid slide 19204.
preference. The only specimen is from the coast in the vicinity of
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