Euproctis layi Schintlmeister, 1994: 131.
Diagnosis. The forewing is generally but lightly suffused with dark brown scales on
the yellow ground, and has a diagnostic blackish spot submarginally, just
posterior to the apex. The hindwings are grey to about four fifths in
the male, and entirely so in the female. The male genitalia are similar to those
of the preceding species, though the aedeagus is distinctly shorter. The
sclerotised section of the female ductus is also shorter and not swollen at its
Geographical range. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.
Habitat preference. Two males were taken in dry heath forest at 15m near
Telisai in Brunei during recent surveys. There is also an older female from
Kuching in Sarawak.
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