Miscellaneous Genera VI
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Lithosiopsis papuana Hampson comb. n. 
Codonodes papuana Hampson, 1926, Descr. Gen. Spec. Noctuinae p. 213.


Lithosiopsis papuana

. See the previous species.

Taxonomic note. The rather bean-shaped, asymmetric bursa can contain small spicules detached from a circular pad on the aedeagus vesica of the male. The bursa in the Bornean specimen dissected is slightly longer than that of a typical New Guinean female.

Geographical range. New Guinea, Seram, Sulawesi, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species has been recorded singly as follows: at 100m on roadside in secondary vegetation near the Danum Valley Field Centre; at 250m in dipterocarp forest on G. Api, at 1000m in lower montane forest on G. Mulu. Two of these three localities are shared with rectigramma.

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