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Nigriblephara Gen. n.

Type species: radula sp. n.

This genus contains three small species marked heavily with black on a white ground. The male antennae are fasciculate and the fovea is absent.

In the male abdomen there is a strong, complex pair of coremata between segments 4 and 5 and a multiple corematous structure associated with each side of segment 7. Segment 8 is elongated. The genitalia have the uncus reduced, ovate, set on a broad, squarely or sinuously shouldered tegumen. The juxta is strong, more heavily sclerotised apically, scobinate in the type species. The valve costa is narrow, with a complex zone of lobes and setae centrally, opposite an irregular, sclerotised process on the sacculus. The aedeagus vesica is large, irregular, with a sclerotised lobe reflexed subbasally.

The female genitalia (N. semiparata Walker only) have the ovipositor lobes very elongate, extensile. The ductus is longer than the ovipositor, slender, with the ovate bursa having a broad basal interior lobe of sclerotisation that could represent the signum.

The three species are currently known only from Sundaland.

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