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Tarsolepis rufobrunnea Rothschild ssp. malayana Nakamura  
    Tarsolepis rufobrunnea
Rothschild, 1917, Novit. zool. 24: 252.
    Tarsolepis (Tarsolepisoides) malayana
Nakamura, 1976: 35.
    Tarsolepis rufobrunnea malayana
Nakamura; Holloway 1982a: 220.

Tarsolepis rufobrunnea

See Tarsolepis sommeri Hübner.

Taxonomic note. Nakamura (1976) placed this species in a subgenus, Tarsolepisoides Nakamura, on the grounds of minor characters of antennae, palps and male genitalia as mentioned in the diagnosis of the previous species.

Geographical range. India, Burma; Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Habitat preference. Lowland rain forest; only three Bornean specimens noted.

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