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