elopura sp. n.
17mm. The facies is similar to that of meander
is a more uniform, darker, greenish brown with a very sparse scattering of pale
greenish-blue scales. These are more contrasted in a narrow edging to the
postmedials distally and the slightly biarcuate forewing antemedial basally; the
forewing reniform is a slightly paler brown. The underside is slightly darker
and more uniform than in meander, with a slight angle at the centre of the hindwing
medial on the basal side (the medial is straight in meander
slightly closer to the postmedial). In the male genitalia the capsule is similar
to that of meander
the aedeagus vesica has many more small diverticula and a long one with four
needle-like spines at its apex.
Holotype . Elopura, Meh 84 [SABAH: Sandakan], BM noctuid slide 19268.
range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia (Perak), Sumatra (Lebong Tandai).
preference. The type locality is a coastal town.
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