harmani sp. n.
The ground colour of the male is rufous fawn, that of the female more yellowish.
In both sexes the fringes are dark and the postmedials of both wings clearly and
evenly defined, double with the interior element stronger, parallel to the
margin on the forewing but with flatter curvature on the hindwing. The male has
thin, crenulate, brown fasciae submarginally and on either side of the medial
zone. The female has a pinkish irroration to the forewing; the medial zone and
associated fasciae are suffused with dark brown. The male genitalia have a
relatively broad, curved distal process to the valve and a narrow saccus that is
square-ended. The aedeagus vesica lacks scobination. In facies the species is
similar to the Indian discrepans Moore, where males resemble female harmani, but
the curvature of the forewing postmedial is diagnostic (straight in discrepans).
Temburong Expedition 1978, Brunei, Retak, 1465m, LP 238, m.v. light 22.x.1978 (T.W.
Harman) BM eupterotid slide 52.
General data as holotype but Base Camp at 325m, LP283, 14.x.1978 (T.W.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The two specimens were taken one in each of hill dipterocarp
and upper montane forest in Ulu Temburong and on Bukit Retak, Brunei,
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