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Lyclene acutiseriata sp. n.

Lyclene acutiseriata
(paratype) (x 1.67)

, possible 7mm. The size is as in biseriata, but the forewing central fascia is present. The valves have bilateral symmetry, the costal process diagnostically straight and acute. The aedeagus vesica has the cornuti well separate, the more basal one set on a diverticulum.

Holotype  12.3.1981, BRUNEI, Citrus reticulata, Pengkalan Batu Agr. Stn (Jomari), BM arctiid slide 5211.

Paratypes: 1 (slide 5210) SABAH: Poring, 1800ft., E. of Mt. Kinabalu, 20-23.i.1976 (E. W. Classey); 2 (slide 2713) SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.), Site 20, Mar.-April, W. Melinau Gorge, 150m. 422577, FEG 3, kerangas; 1 SARAWAK as previous but Site 23, 250m. 430558, FEG 4, limestone forest; 1 (slide 5427) SARAWAK as previous but Site 11, Camp 1, Mulu, 150m. 385470, mixed dipt. f./river.

Other material. A possible female (slide 5374) was taken at the Poring locality.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species has been taken in a wide range of lowland forest types and in a cultivated area.

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