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Barsine flavodiscalis Talbot comb. n.
   Miltochrista flavodiscalis Talbot, 1926, Sarawak Mus. J., 3(2): 138.

    Miltochrista flavodiscalis
Talbot; Holloway, 1976: 3.

Barsine flavodiscalis
(x 1.38)

The species could be confused with females of crustata, but it has a diagnostic yellow patch discally on the forewing. The hindwing lacks a dark grey border but is paler along the costa except over the marginal third.

Taxonomic note. The valves are modified from the typical Barsine type, but angular processes subbasally on the costa and centrally on the sacculus may be homologous with the more typical processes in that position. The aedeagus vesica has a field of short, stout spines.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia.

Habitat preference. This is a species of montane forest, recorded from 1050m to 1930m on G. Kinabalu, G. Mulu, Bukit Retak and G. Murud.

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