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Necyopa flatipennata Walker
Necyopa flatipennata Walker, 1862, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 34: 1079.
Ectropis recticomata Swinhoe, 1903, Fasc. Malay (Zool.), 1: 90.

Necyopa flatipennata

The wings are pale brown, the medial zones of both paler between fine dark brown fasciae. The dorsum of the male hindwing is produced and contains a dark brown fleck. The wings below have broad dark brown borders but the male hindwing has the dorsal half rather concave and invested with fine, modified scales that are paler brown.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia/S. Thailand (the type locality of recticomata has not been located but is probably in the vicinity of the Malaysian/Thai border).

Habitat preference. The species is uncommon, mostly taken in lowland forest habitats during the Mulu survey except for a single male from 1000m on G. Mulu.

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