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Manoba goodfieldi sp. n.


Manoba goodfieldi

5mm. This species has the forewing marked only by sparse flecks of black, mostly in the sinuous postmedial and the submarginal. The male genitalia have valves shaped much as in
chamberlaini but are slightly narrower and less falcate apically. The harpe resembles that of carrei, but the aedeagus vesica is much more elongate than in any other species discussed so far and has a distal cluster of about a dozen spines.

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D.Holloway et al.), Site 25, April, G. Api, 900m. 427550, lower montane forest, BM noctuid slide 17450.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The only specimen is from lower montane forest on limestone.

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