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Metaphoenia rectifascia sp. n.
12mm. This species is large as in carneipennis, and similarly heavily marked, but distinguished by the straight antemedial and submarginal fasciae of the forewing. The genitalia have an eighth segment as in the females associated with glabra above, but the corpus bursae is smaller and more irregularly shaped, with a distinct taper distally (though it is possibly unstretched by insertion of a spermatophore in copulation). The paratype appears to have a bifid scobinate process at the ostium, though this may be disturbed or damaged in the holotype.

Metaphoenia rectifascia

. BORNEO: Sabah, Danum Valley, 5°01' N, 117° 47' E, 15.x.1987, 150m (A.H. Kirk-Spriggs), BM noctuid slide 18406.

Paratypes: 1 SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D.Holloway et al.), Site 15, February, Camp 2.5, Mulu, 1000m. 413461; BM noctuid slide 18407.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The holotype is from lowland forest and the paratype from lower montane forest.

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