SUBFAMILY ARCTIINAE
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Nyctemera ludekingii Vollenhoven 
   
Leptosoma ludekingii Vollenhoven, 1863, Bijd. Dierke, 1: 49.
   
Nyctemera ludekingii Vollenhoven; Roepke, 1957: 154; Holloway, 1976: 6.


Nyctemera ludekingii


Diagnosis.
There are three black discal patches on the hindwing; the blackish border is continuous but with an irregular, deeply zig-zag inner margin. The abdomen is yellow, ringed on each segment with black.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The records from Kinabalu are mainly from around 1200m though the species ranges from 1000m to 2000m.

Biology. N. ludekingii is day-flying.

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