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Lineopalpa dealbata Prout comb. n. 
Anomis dealbata Prout, 1926, Entomologist, 59: 79.
Anomis eueres Prout, 1928, Sarawak Mus. J., 3: 499, syn. n.
Anomis eueres Prout; Holloway, 1976: 37.

Lineopalpa dealbata

. The forewings are a dark purplish brown-grey, richly suffused with orange and crossed by a grey double postmedial fascia of variable width.

Taxonomic note. Placement of this species has been difficult as almost all specimens located have been female. However, a male from Sulawesi proved to have genitalia more or less typical of Lineopalpa, particularly the uncus structure; the valves, though not bifid, are slender distally as in other species. The anellar tube is sclerotised as in birena and orsara. The eighth segment is also compatible, though the anterior part of the sternal frame is bow-shaped. The female has the ductus bursae similar to that of birena but much longer and more slender. There are two signa central to the corpus bursae, consisting of obtusely triangular, scobinate invaginations.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra (HS / ZSM), Java, Sulawesi, Seram, New Guinea (Mackey coll.).

Habitat preference. This is a montane species, the synonym eueres being described from Mt. Matang in Sarawak. The species has been taken subsequently singly at 1930m on G. Kinabalu and at 1000m and 1780m on G. Mulu.

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