Strepsigonia paludicola sp. n.
13,14mm. The facies is very similar to that of quadripunctata
Walker, with a paler, rather greyish zone flanking the postmedials broadly
basally and narrowly distally, with irregular patches of the same colour
submarginally on the forewing. The new species is paler and somewhat smaller,
and best distinguished on features of the male genitalia. The terminal abdominal
segments are narrower, their modifications more symmetrical, lacking the lateral
bladelike structures of quadripunctata. The uncus and socii are more as
in diluta, not broadened as in quadripunctata. The aedeagus has a
long curved cornutus that is diagnostic.
Holotype . BRUNEI:
15m. Daerah Belait, Badas, swamp forest, 26 February 82 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen) BM
drepanid slide 2058.
Paratypes: 1 as
holotype; l as holotype but 27 Feb, slide 2046; 2 Badas
Forest, 20 metres BRUNEI, 26.ii. 1982 (T. W. Harman).
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. All type material is from an area of swamp and Agathis
forest. Females from dry lowland heath forest at Telisai, Brunei, may also
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