TRIBE NYGMIINI n.
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Toxoproctis deliana van Eecke comb. n. 
   
Euproctis deliana
van Eecke, 1928, Zool. Meded. Leiden, 11:131.


Toxoproctis deliana


Diagnosis.
This is a somewhat variable species, and lightly marked or worn specimens could be confused with those of layi or heavily marked dyssema. The pale postmedial fascia of the forewing is somewhat angled at one third from the costa rather than smoothly curved, and usually has a diagnostic dark patch between it and the tornus. The male genitalia are distinctive, with a triangular, apically slightly bilobed uncus, and valves with a slight projection on the distal margin at the ventral angle. The aedeagus spines are short, relatively robust, as is the aedeagus itself. The female genitalia resemble those of the munda group.

Taxonomic note. A male syntype (Deli, Sumatra, slide NNM:7) is hereby designated LECTOTYPE. A female syntype from the same locality is a female of (See Bembina albinotata Heylaerts comb. n.).

Geographical range. Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species has been recorded from a wide variety of lowland forest types, including heath, swamp and mangrove forests. A few specimens have been taken as high as 1000m in lower montane forest.

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