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Dysaethria rubrililacina sp. n.  

Dysaethria rubrililacina (holotype)

11mm. The facies is similar to that of lilacina, as are the male antennae, but the insect is larger and slightly darker violet grey. The red speckling of the hindwing is more extensive and conspicuous. The male genitalia are similar to those of lilacina but the two prongs of the uncus are much shorter, with an additional pair of small lobes some distance ventral to them. The valves are more irregular in shape, with stronger hair-pencils arising from them.

Holotype  BRUNEI: 300m, Ulu Temburong, rainforest, (H.S. B[arlow]) Oct 1978, BM uraniid slide 287.

Paratype . SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 4, January, Mulu, 1790m. 452483, [upper montane forest].

Geographical range. Borneo, Java.

Habitat preference. The male is from lowland dipterocarp forest, the female is from upper montane forest.

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