lunapex sp. n.
, 14mm. The species resembles D. maculapex Hampson
Lanka) in general appearance, but is much larger, as in the much darker D.
India) and somewhat darker D.
Himalaya, Taiwan). However, the apical mark of the forewing extends further
along the costa than in any of these species and is mainly black, with the
zig-zag submarginal within a greyer zone as in luna. The male genitalia are similar to those
of maculapex except for the aedeagus where the vesica is much
larger with two fields of numerous spines rather than a single cornutus.
. SINGAPORE, BM noctuid slide 18417.
range. Singapore, Borneo.
preference. The only Bornean specimens are a female (slide 18416) collected
by C.F.C. Woollett in 1923 from the then British North Borneo (Sabah), but
without precise data, and a male from lowland forest in the Barito Ulu of
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