Lyclene postseriata sp.
9-10mm. The forewing facies
is similar to that of apiseriata except the central fascia is more
distant from the discal mark. The hindwing is distinguished by a series of faint
submarginal streaks. The male genitalia are bilaterally symmetrical, the
saccular process distally straight and extending beyond the costal one. The
valve costa has a distinct bulge at one-third. The vesica cornuti are well
separated (adjacent in biseriata and allies), the more distal one very
Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site
25, April, G. Api, 900m. 427550, lower montane forest, BM arctiid slide 2712.
(slides 2714, 5375) general data as holotype but Site 23, April, W. Melinau
Gorge, 250m. 430558, FEG 4, limestone forest.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The
species is rare, taken in lowland and lower montane forest on limestone.
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