TRIBE ARCTORNITHINI n.
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Arctornis niphobola Collenette comb. n.  
   
Leucoma niphobola Collenette, 1932, Novit. zool., 38: 55.


Arctornis niphobola


Diagnosis.
The wings are rounded, translucent, with grey in the spaces at the distal margins of both wings. There are denser zones of scales in distinct patches: a postmedial row and, particularly conspicuous, a cluster over the distal end of the hindwing cell. There is a very broad brown band on the frons between the antennae. The terminal segment of the palps is dark-tipped, and slightly darkened also dorsally and around the base.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra (Schintlmeister, 1994), Borneo.

Habitat preference. Only two specimens have been taken in recent surveys: a male from hill dipterocarp forest at 150m on G. Mulu; a female from 900m in lower montane forest on the limestone G. Api.

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