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Poliosia bifida sp. n.  

Poliosia bifida (paratype)
(x 1.30)

6mm. This is a smaller species than the previous two, a paler, more fawn grey. The male genitalia indicate membership of the muricolor group but the uncus is much broader, the saccular process of the valve flexed only right at its apex, and the juxta (flexed down in the preparation) only bifid apically. The aedeagus vesica has a large cornutus as in muricolor but set on a broader vesica.

Holotype . BRUNEI: 20 ft., Seria, coastal swamp forest, 11.ii.1982 (G.S. Robinson), BM arctiid slide 5454.

Paratypes: 1 (slide 5468), 1 BRUNEI: 3m., Mumong, secondary and coastal veg., 22.11.1979 (R. Fairclough).

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The only specimens are from coastal forest.

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