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Bertula pallidipulla Holloway comb. n.
     Bleptina pallidipulla Holloway, 1976: 42.

Bertula pallidipulla
Figure 95

The male antennae are fasciculate. The wings are a somewhat greenish dark grey-brown, the greenish suffusion more intense basal to the straight postmedials, particularly on the forewing, where the postmedial is oblique and sharply angled subcostally. There are more irregular, broken, pale submarginals; that on the forewing has a pale patch reminiscent of that in Adrapsa species between it and the margin at one third from the costa. There is a conspicuous white discal spot on the forewing. See also the next species.

Taxonomic note. A similar species occurs in Java and Bali (slide 19937) but the fasciation is more obscure. The apex of the valve in the male genitalia is not acute but more rounded and very shallowly bifid.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The holotype was taken at 1620m on G. Kinabalu. Of the two specimens recorded subsequently, one is also from montane forest at 1780m on G. Mulu, but the other is from 200m in dipterocarp forest on the lower slopes.

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