TRIBE NYGMIINI n.
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Nygmia semifumosa Holloway comb. n. 
   
Euproctis semifumosa Holloway, 1976: 46.


Nygmia semifumosa


Nygmia semifumosa


Diagnosis.
Males have a characteristically sparse and irregular scattering of black scales on the yellow forewing. Females have a similar, but even more sparse scattering, and diagnostic white patches; the hindwings are dark grey to about two thirds.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is montane. The original series from G. Kinabalu was taken at 1620m and 1660m. A male has since been taken at 1790m in upper montane forest on G. Mulu.

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