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Eugoa tineoides Walker  
   
Lyclene tineoides Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6:115.


Eugoa tineoides
(x 1.56)


Diagnosis.
This species has medium to dark brown forewings that are slightly variegated longitudinally. There is a small discal dot, and a faintly darker, fine, angled postmedial. The male antennae are ciliate. The head and patagia are a creamy-white colour as in indeclaratana and uniformis, but the male is distinguished by spots of the same colour at the base and centrally at one-third on the forewing; these are obscure in the female. The genitalia have valves with a ventrally falcate cucullus. The aedeagus vesica lacks cornuti.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The holotype, a female, was taken by A.R. Wallace in Sarawak, probably in the lowlands. The only other specimen, a male, is from an area of disturbed lowland forest near Labi in Brunei.

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