reductatus manfredi ssp. n.
Inoue, 1992: 149; Sommerer, 1995: 13.
Walker sensu Holloway, 1976: 58.
35-38mm. This insect is slightly larger (cf. 30-32mm) than the
typical race from Sumatra and Java, with the fasciae stronger, redder, also the
fringes, on both wings. In the male genitalia the valves are larger, broader,
but with relatively much smaller central processes; the aedeagus apex tapers
simply, rather than having a broad lateral process; the major cornutus
terminates in a cluster of spines, rather than a single, slender, tapering one.
Holotype. SABAH: Mt Kinabalu, Radio Sabah, 2600m, Cambridge Expedition to Mt.
Kinabalu 1965 (H.J. Banks, H.S. Barlow & J.D. Holloway) Brit. Mus.
1968-186, BM geometrid slide 8893.
Paratypes: 1 as holotype; 1 same general data but Mesilau,
1500m; 1 SARAWAK: Site 15, Camp 2.5, G. Mulu, 1000m, 413461, [lower
montane forest]; 1 (slide 14893) 1
B.N. BORNEO, Mt Kinabalu, Lumu Lumu, 5500ft,
April 8, 1929.
Geographical range. Sumatra, Java; Borneo.
Habitat preference. Most specimens have been taken in montane forest on
G. Kinabalu at altitudes between 1050m and 2600m (Holloway, 1976): the single
specimen captured during the Mulu survey was from 1000m in lower montane forest
on G. Mulu.
The species is named for Manfred Sommerer in recognition of his help
towards this volume and his contributions to the systematics of the
Oenochrominae sensu lato.
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