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“Teulisna” steineri sp. n.  

“Teulisna” steineri (holotype, in USNM)
(x 1.30)

8-9mm. The forewings are a dull medium brown with blackish marks on the costa at two-fifths and four-fifths, the former subtending a faint angled fascia and the latter a more irregular submarginal one. The hindwings are medium grey. The forewing venation is generally as in other Lithosiini, R1 anastomosing with Sc; however, the radial sector branching is unusually (R2 (R3, R4)), with R5 independent. CuA2 is moderately curved. Placement in Teulisna is tentative, based on the genitalia where the saccular process is apically clubbed and bears stout setae on the club. The aedeagus vesica is narrow, triangular, and the eighth abdominal segment in unmodified.

Holotype  MALAYSIA: Sabah: 1km. S. Kundasang, el. 1530m. 23 Aug. 1983 (G. Hevel & W.E. Steiner), in USNM.

Paratypes: 1 as holotype (in USNM); 1 (slide 5227) 1 SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site 10, February, Camp 1, Mulu, 60m. 386470, mixed dipt. for., 1 as previous but Site 8, 150m, 385470; 1 SABAH: Ulu Dusun, 30mls W. of Sandakan, 28-31 .i. 1976 (E. W. Classey), in BMNH.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Two specimens were taken in the montane zone of the southern slopes of G. Kinabalu; the rest, smaller with darker grey hindwings, are from the lowlands.

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