Hampson comb. n.
Apothripa binotata Hampson, 1912, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus., 11:
Diagnosis. Both sexes have a rufous brown forewing divided longitudinally as
in females of the previous two species and with two white dots at the margin
where the line meets it, but the line is black rather than pale and runs to the
base of the wing rather than to the costa subbasally; the anterior half of the
wing is not paler than the posterior half.
The male genitalia indicate that
Tams comb. n. (Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu) is closely related. The scaled arms
on the valve are longer than in the previous two species.
Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Borneo, New Guinea, Solomons.
Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimen seen is from Tenom in the
lowlands of Sabah.
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