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Dysaethria lunulimargo sp. n.  

Dysaethria lunulimargo (holotype)

12-13mm. The facies is similar to that of oriocharis but with a pale fawn-brown, rather than grey, ground colour. It is distinguished from all other conflictaria group species by having the dark marginal marks between the tails, particularly the anterior one, enlarged, lunulate. The genitalia are also distinctive, the ductus meandering into an irregularly pyriform bursa that, with the immediate neck, is finely scobinate, with sclerotisation also in the expanding zone immediately distal to the neck. The same or a related species (larger genitalia) occurs in Peninsular Malaysia (FRIM colln, no. 1678).

Holotype  BRUNEI: 300m, Seria, Ulu Temburong, rain forest, 20 Oct. 1978 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen), BM uraniid slide 487.

Paratypes: 1 as holotype but 15 Oct.; 1 Kuching, BORNEO

Geographical range. Borneo, ?Peninsular Malaysia.

Habitat preference. The limited material is all from the lowlands.

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