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Adites trusmadi sp. n

Adites trusmadi (holotype) (x 1.38)

8mm, possible 10mm. The facies is very similar to that of parang. However, the male genitalia have the saccular process more tapering through the sharp flexure, with the apical spine single, not divided from the rest of the process but continuous with it. The aedeagus has a slender, rather thumb-like cornutus. The possible female has a more complex lamella postvaginalis set in a slight pocket around the ostium.

Holotype SABAH: 5m. S. Mt. Trus Madi, 1800ft, 18-28.viii.1977 (M.E. Bacchus), BM arctiid slide 5223.

Possible.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 5224.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is rare, possibly associated with lower montane forest.

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