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Melanothrix latevittata Grunberg 
Melanothrix latevittata Grunberg, 1914, Ent. Rundschau 31: 21.
Melanothrix latevittata Grunberg; Holloway, 1976: 54.


Melanothrix latevittata
(.73 natural size)


Melanothrix latevittata
(.73 natural size)




Diagnosis.
The male is slightly paler, warmer brown than the previous species, with a narrower white patch on the forewing, distally crenulate. The female has a smaller basal black patch on the forewing, a rectangle based on the costa.

Taxonomic notes. The species was described from a female from G. Kinabalu; the male was described by Holloway (1976). The apical processes of the valve in the male genitalia vary somewhat as illustrated.


Geographical range.
Borneo.

Habitat preference. All specimens have been taken above 1500m, on G. Kinabalu, G. Mulu and Bukit Retak, in upper montane forest.

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