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Adites alticurvata sp. n.

Adites? alticurvata
(x 1.38)

10mm, possible 12mm. The fasciation is less intense, with more white space intervening, than in the previous species, a feature also seen in the female, otherwise only associated through sharing a montane habitat. The male genitalia are similar to those of curvata except the valves are broader, particularly apically, including the distal saccular process. The subapical saccular spur is bifid. The cornuti are all generally larger than in curvata, the two largest being flexed subapically rather than evenly curved, the more basal one having an additional flexure towards its base.

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 2738.

Possible . BORNEO: Sabah, Bukit Monkobo, 548N, 11658E, 9,viii.1987, 900m., stunted hill forest (A.H. Kirk-Spriggs), BM arctiid slide 5303.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is rare in montane forest at around 1000m.

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