Asyprocessa spinus Fibiger
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|Asyprocessa spinus Fibiger|
Asyprocessa spinus Fibiger , new species
( Plate 7, figure 8; male genit. plate 17, figure 3)
Material examined. Holotype: Male, Malaysia W, Penang, Telok Bahar , 14.xii.1984, leg. R. M. Pearson, Brit. Mus. 1986 – 354, genit. prep. 3209 M. Fibiger, coll. BMNH.
Diagnosis. Imago (external). Wingspan: 8–10 mm.
Head, patagia, tegulae, thorax, and ground colour of forewing: grey, suffused with black scales (apo.).
Basal part of costa, costal part of medial area, and fringes: indistinct patches of grey black (apo.).
Crosslines: antemedial, postmedial, and subterminal line well marked, brown (apo.).
Reniform stigma: narrow, small, yellow.
Hindwing: light grey, with indistinct discal spot.
Underside: forewing grey brown; hindwing grey, with discal spot.
Male genitalia. Vinculum: dorsally reduced to a prominent, narrow, sticklike structure.
Sacculus: asymmetrical; long, curved spinelike process on right side; small, narrow, triangular plate on left side (apo.).
Ampulla: rather small, asymmetrical, longer than wide (apo.).
Phallus: curved to less than right angle (apo.).
Vesica: basally with slightly sclerotised plate with spinules.
Female genitalia. Unknown.
- grey ground colour throughout;
- ampulla elongated, yellow;
- saccular spine curved;
- phallus smoothly curved to less than right angle.
Distribution. A. spinus known only from W and NW Thailand.
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