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Manoba chirgwini sp. n.


Manoba chirgwini

7mm. This species is similar to carrei but the forewing medial band is slightly narrower. The valve tapers more strongly to the apex than in
carrei, and the harpe is shorter and more globular than in either of the previous two species, though still angled upwards. The aedeagus is also similar, though not produced or flanged apically.

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D.Holloway et al.), Site 5, January, Camp 4, Mulu, 1780m. 451463, [low stature upper montane forest], BM noctuid slide 17261.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The unique specimen is from rather stunted, mossy upper montane forest.

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