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Schistophleps Hampson

Type species: bipuncta Hampson, India.

Synonym: Phaneropseustis Turner (type species albida Walker, Australia). The wings are somewhat narrower than in other diaphanous genera, and the diffuse orange marking of the forewing forms definite antemedial and postmedial fasciae in many species, the postmedial angled basad subcostally and subdorsally. There may be black dots in the forewing cell, though this is rare in Bornean species. The forewing has all radial sector veins present, with (R2, R3) and (R4, R5) independently stalked (Fig 5f); there are small veinlets between Sc and the costa.

Fig 5f: Schistophleps bipuncta Hampson

In the male abdomen, all Bornean species share with the Javan fulvia Hampson (also Bali) the presence of small eversible coremata laterally on the third sternite. The male genitalia have the uncus short, diversely modified and lobed; the aedeagus is slender, variably flexed, the vesica small, sometimes finely scobinate The juxta is prominent, somewhat flask-like. In the female genitalia there is a characteristic semicircular flexure in the ductus distal to the junction of the ductus seminalis. The bursa lacks a definite signum, but may have a field of short spines (e.g. albida Walker). The genus ranges throughout the Indo­Australian tropics east to New Caledonia (Holloway, 1979), but the corematous group appears to be restricted to Sundaland, and has seven species in Borneo.

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