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Nyctemera muelleri Vollenhoven  
Leptosoma muelleri Vollenhoven, 1863, Bijd. Dierke, 1: 41.
Nyctemera muelleri Vollenhoven; Roepke, 1957: 155.

Nyctemera muelleri

Nyctemera muelleri

The male has a modified zone of creamy white scales on the rather expanded, crumpled hindwing dorsal angle. The dark borders of both wings contain white spots, absent in the next two species. All three species have the border of the forewing postmedial white band concave in the spaces; it is convex in all other Bornean Nyctemera.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species occurs from the lowlands to as high as 2000m, never commonly, both in forest and disturbed habitats.

Biology. The moth is taken flying by day and comes to light at nights.

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