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Genus Abes Fibiger , new genus
Type-species: Abes vedi Fibiger , new species.
Taxonomic notes. The genus Abes is monotypic. Features of the genitalia indicate relationship with the following genus, Asyprocessa . The only known species has several unique features, which are described below.
Diagnosis. Imago (external). Labial palps: porrect; second segment brown outside, beige inside, vertically with long, tight, rough scaled; third segment 1/4 of second, narrow; brown with beige tip (apo.).
Forewing: narrow; pointed at apex; brown almost throughout, suffused with black scales.
Abdomen: dark grey, with dorsal tuft on basal segment.
Crosslines: indistinct, except terminal line marked by black interneural dots.
Reniform stigma: tiny, white.
Hindwing: light grey, with indistinct discal spot.
Underside: forewing grey brown; hindwing light grey, with discal spot.
Male genitalia. Unknown.
Female genitalia. Ovipositor: short, smoothly rounded posteriorly and at corners.
Posterior apophyses: 1.25 longer than ovipositor.
Anterior apophyses: untraceable.
7 th and 8 th abdominal segment: strongly fused throughout.
Ostium: displaced to left.
7 th segment: medially with spectacles-shaped structure ventrally (apo.)
Antrum: short; half conelike.
Ductus bursae: membranous and narrow.
Corpus bursae: globular, large.
Signum: cross shaped.
Distribution. Genus Abes known only from NW Thailand.
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