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Lyclene excaviseriata sp. n.

Lyclene excaviseriata (x 1.67)

, possible 8mm. In facies this species resembles apiseriata but is distinguished from it and biseriata by having only a slight irregularity in the right saccular process of the valve, separated from the costal process and subtended apex by a much wider excavation.

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 2729.

Paratypes: 1 (slide 2725) general data as holotype but Site 23, April, W. Melinau Gorge, 250m. 430558, FEG 4, limestone forest; 1  (slide 2731) BRUNEI: 15m, Telisai, sandy heath forest and Gymnostoma (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen).

Other material. A possible female (slide 5376) was taken at the Telisai locality.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The few records are from lowland and lower montane forest types.

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