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Teulisna tricornuta sp. n.  

Teulisna tricornuta (paratype) (x 1.30)

11mm, possible 12mm. The wing markings are similar to those of plagiata in both sexes except the area distal to the forewing black bar is not heavily marked in black. The male genitalia have a club-like costal process and a hooked saccular one, the latter distinctively shaped and spined as illustrated. The aedeagus has an apical spine, and the distinctly rectangular vesica has a massive basal cornutus and a smaller apical one, the latter similar in size to that at the aedeagus apex.

Holotype SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site 14, February, Camp 2.5, Mulu, 1000m. 413461, lower montane for., BM arctiid slide 4709.

Paratype . As holotype but Site 15.

Other material. A possible female was taken at Mesilau (1500m) on G. Kinabalu.

Geographical range.

Habitat preference. The few records are from the lower montane zone.

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