FAMILY COSSIDAE
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Cossus seria sp. n


Cossus seria (holotype)


15mm. The only specimen is rather worn but the forewings are pale grey with rather blotchy brownish grey striae. The male genitalia are similar to those of the previous two species but the valve and basal spine are relatively shorter, and the process ventral to the basal spine is very much shorter. The bulla is shallow.

Holotype BRUNEI: 3m, Seria, secondary and coastal veg. 28.12.1978 (Lt. Col. M.G. Allen) BM cossid slide 127.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The single specimen was from a coastal locality.

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