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Nicevillea epiplemoides Hampson 
Nicevillea epiplemoides Hampson, 1895, Trans. ent. Soc. London, 1895: 307.

Nicevillea epiplemoides

. See the generic description. The species could be confused with geometrids in the ennomine tribe Baptini, or some Drepanidae in the genera Gogana Walker and Streptoperas Hampson, with its slender build and general facies, but the abdomen is distinctly longer than the hindwings, and the margins of both fore- and hindwings are angled. The dark tufting of the leg joints is also distinctive.

Geographical range. Burma, Thailand (VK), Peninsular Malaysia (Barlow Colln), Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. This is an infrequent species of lowland forest, not recorded above 200m. During the Mulu survey five out of eight specimens were taken in wet heath forest. In the vicinity of the Danum Valley Field Centre (S.J. Willott, unpublished data), the species was always recorded in the understorey of undisturbed forest.

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