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Pelagodes forceps sp. n

Pelagodes forceps

18-20mm. The facies is typical of the group. Definitive features of the male abdomen are: gently curved, apically unevenly bifid processes from the eighth segment; rather rugose, strong, acute costal processes on the valve set just subapically; the valve is gently upcurved.

Holotype  SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S Exped. 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 14, February, Camp 2.5, Mulu, 1000m, 413461 lower montane forest, BM geometrid slide 10690.

Paratype: 1 SAR [Sarawak (A.R. Wallace)] BM geometrid slide 8480.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The holotype is from lower montane forest. Habitat is not specified for the paratype, but it is possibly from the lowlands.

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