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Jodis api sp. n.  

Jodis api (holotype)

13-14mm. This species resembles J. subtractata but is larger, less variegated with a strong discal line on the hindwing. The male antennae are untidily bipectinate as in other Jodis, but the male genitalia and unmodified eighth segment are atypical. The socii are very short relative to the uncus. The valves are slender, with an elliptical zone running from the base of the costa to the centre of the ventral margin where it terminates in a spur overlapping the valve margin, which is concave at that point. The aedeagus is short, with a large, rugose cornutus in the vesica.

Holotype .SARAWAK: Gunung Mulu Nat. Park, R.G.S Exped., 1977-8 (J.D. Holloway et al.) Site 25, April, G. Api, 900m, 427550, lower montane forest, BM geometrid slide 10743.

Paratype: 1 as holotype.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The only two specimens are from lower montane forest at 900m on limestone G. Api.

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