meander sp. n.
, 18-19mm. This species is similar in size and general appearance
the two species following, resembling the former in the more irregular wing
margins and in the separated hindwing fasciation. However, the postmedials,
though diffuse, broader and with a more meandering, irregular course than in metagona
and the pannosa
Moore group (see pannosoides
are nevertheless distinctly double. The general ground colour is also browner as
in those two species. The male genitalia are very similar to those of holophaea
the larger cornutus on the longer diverticulum of the aedeagus vesica is not
blunt but has an apical thorn. In the female, the ductus bursae is longer and
the corpus bursae more spherical.
. SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D.Holloway et al.),
Site 13, February, Camp 2, Mulu, 500m, 401464, mixed dipt. for., BM noctuid
general data as holotype): 1 Site 14, 1
15, February, Camp 2.5, Mulu, 1000m. 413461, lower montane forest; 1
18588) Site 17, March, nr. Long Melinau, 50m. 313441, low secondary forest on
range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia.
preference. The four specimens range from secondary lowland alluvial forest
through hill dipterocarp forest to lower montane forest at 1000m.
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