Hemithea krakenaria sp. n.
Hemithea krakenaria (holotype)
10mm. See H.
neptunaria above. The male genitalia are distinguished by a saccular process
that is very narrow except at its junction with the sacculus where it is
expanded. The dorsal flap is large. A Javan specimen (slide 17451) is similar
but with the saccular process more robust and of more even thickness.
Holotype SABAH: 5m[iles] S. of
Mt. Trus Madi, 1800ft. 18-28.viii.1977 (M.E. Bacchus) BM geometrid
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The holotype is possibly from hill dipterocarp forest, given the
altitude at which it was taken.
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