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Beara tortriciformis Strand
Hylophilodes tortriciformis Strand, 1917, Arch. Naturgesch., 82 (A1): 145.
dilatata Holloway, 1982: 234.
Beara dilatata Holloway; Kobes, 1997: 80.


Beara tortriciformis

See nubiferella above. The scales of the coremata are browner, the costa of the valve angled rather than with a thorn. The aedeagus is narrower, the vesica small. The female has a long narrow ductus leading to a spherical, unthickened bursa without a signum or scobination apart from a sclerotised band from the distal end of the ductus running into the bursa.

Taxonomic note. The synonymy was established in Heppner & Inoue (1992).

Geographical range. Taiwan, N.E. Himalaya, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. Three specimens have been taken in recent surveys, two from lowland forest at Semengok near Kuching and one from alluvial forest at the foot of G. Mulu.

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