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Oroplema parvipallida sp. n.

Oroplema parvipallida (holotype)

9mm. This is a smaller and paler species than oyamana, with less clearly defined medial fasciation, narrower at the forewing dorsum and with the forewing postmedial straighter anteriorly, meeting the costa more or less at right angles. In the male genitalia the uncus is broader, with a more clearly defined apical spine. The valves are slightly narrower, less strongly curved ventrally.

Holotype . SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 2, January, Camp 4, Mulu, 1790m, 452463 [upper] montane (moss) forest, BM uraniid slide 285.

Paratype As holotype but Site 4.

Geographical range. Borneo, Seram (slide 475).

Habitat preference. Both specimens are from the upper montane forest zone.

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