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Gyrtothripa variegata Hampson comb. n.
Clettharra variegata Ham
pson, 1894, Fauna Br. India, Moths, 2: 384.


Gyrtothripa variegata

See the previous two species. The valves of the male genitalia are rather triangular, and the hair-pencil scales of the tegumen are broader and darker at the very base.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Borneo.

Habitat preference. Four specimens were taken during the Mulu survey: one in heath forest at 150m; one in hill dipterocarp forest on G. Mulu at 500m; two in lower montane forest on the limestone G. Api at 900m.

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