morena Swinhoe, Borneo.
The hindwing venation is as in Ptisciana, with M2 and M3 stalked, but
that of the forewing differs in having a reduced areole, with R2 stalked with
(R3, R4). The forewings are purple grey as in the next genus, but without raised
scales and with a pale grey patch on the dorsum.
The male abdomen has short, robust apodemes on the eighth tergite and even
shorter and broader ones on the sternite. The genitalia are small but elongated,
particularly the saccus which is modified into a pouch that contains a tuft of
black hair scales that are easily detached (not seen in Fig. 512). The valves
are small, but divided much as in Lamprothripa.
The female genitalia are shaped much as in Ptisciana but there is a
globular appendix bursae associated with the ductus seminalis, and the pair of
scobinate bands is long, narrow, the two bands fused, but with the rows of
rather robust spines still separate.
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