8mm. The forewings are a more uniform, darker grey than in the previous species,
and lack a forewing tornal spot; the hindwings are not translucent. The male
genitalia have valves with a rather square apex and a small dorsal lobe
(rounded, unlobed in bradleyi), and the setae are much as in
lichenigera (more uniformly coarse in bradleyi). The apical portion
is separated from the rest of the valve by a curved, transverse ridge. The setae
on the sacculus are reduced to a small patch of scobination, whereas in
bradleyi they are more robust and extend in an elongate zone along the
dorsal edge. The aedeagus is long, the vesica full of deciduous spicules as in
bradleyi, but these are longer, more uniform in width. Females are not
known unless the following is referable, but the facies is not a good match.
Poeh [Poi] Mts, SARAWAK, 3500ft 92
(A. Everett), BM genitalia slide 17099. (Also labelled as lichenigera
ab. sobria Warren, unpublished).
SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D.Holloway et al.),
Site 23, April, W. Melinau Gorge, 250m. 430558, FEG4, limestone forest, BM
noctuid slide 17089.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The material is from the lowlands and an altitude that
is probably lower montane.
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