Maxates tristis sp. n.
14mm. Not illustrated
but similar to melancholica in external appearance. The male genitalia
are diagnostic with the ventral process adpressed to the ventral margin, and
distinctive, darkly scaled coremata. The eighth sternite is unmodified.
Holotype SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu
Nat. Park, R.G.S Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 19, March, W.
Melinau Gorge, 100m, 427567, alluvial forest, BM geometrid slide 10672.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The single specimen is from lowland alluvial forest.
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