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Toxoproctis hemixanthoides sp. n

Toxoproctis hemixanthoides


15mm, 17mm. The facies is very similar to that of (See Artaxa hemixantha) , but the male genitalia are typical of Toxoproctis species in the munda group. Apart from facies differences, the species is larger, with deeper, more apically produced forewings than other members of the munda group.

Holotype BRUNEI: 1670m, Bukit Pagon, montane forest, Feb 1982 (Allen & Harman), BM lymantriid slide 2273.

Paratype  As holotype.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Both specimens are from upper montane forest.

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