Mambarila roseata sp. n.
The wings and body are a brownish rose pink with a faintly darker submarginal on
the forewing and a similarly dark dash subcostally at about the centre of the
wing. Other features are in the generic description. In the male genitalia the
sacculus is more prominent than in rotunda, and there is no distally
directed, weak, triangular process at the base of the valve as shown by that
species. The aedeagus has a hooked spine apically, whereas in rotunda there
is a patch of coarse scobination.
SARAWAK: Gunong Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S. Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site
7, Long Pala (Base) 50m, 324450, alluvial/ secondary forest, BM limacodid slide
Paratypes. l as holotype
but Site 20, W. Melinau Gorge, 150m, 422577 FEG 3, kerangas, BM limacodid slide
393 (deformed); 1 Site
27, G. Api, 1500m, Pandanus Camp, 429541, scrub, Pandanus, BM limacodid
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. Two specimens were from lowland forest (kerangas and
alluvial), the third was from upper montane forest on limestone.
Biology. The larva may be similar to that of M. rotunda, described in the
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