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"Euproctis” albolyclene sp. n.  

"Euproctis” albolyclene

"Euproctis” albolyclene

10-12mm, 16mm. Both sexes are mostly white, resembling the female of lyclene, though possibly (the type of lyclene is worn) with more extensive yellow at the base of the forewing, and with the discal fascia more angled, less oblique. The male genitalia are relatively larger, the aedeagus basally more swollen. The ductus in the female is also longer but narrower, the bursa larger.

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 20, Mar.-Apr. W. Melinau Gorge, 150m, 422577, FEG3, kerangas, BM lymantriid slide 2528.

Paratypes: 11 2 (slide 2542) as holotype; 3 as holotype but site 22, April, 421578, wet kerangas.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Most material was taken in wet heath forest (kerangas) in the lowlands or a nearby locality. One specimen is from lower montane forest at 1000m, and another from slightly higher on G. Poi (Poeh); these are not included in the type series.

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