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Leucoma impressa Snellen
Leucoma impressa
Snellen, 1877, Tijdschr. Ent., 20: 8.

Leucoma impressa

This is the larger of the two lowland species and is distinguished from all congeners when fresh by the oblique bands of scale compression and elevation on the forewing parallel to the margin. The labial palps, forelegs and tarsal sections of the other legs are dull orange. The labial palps protrude beyond the white scales of the frons.

Geographical range. Sundaland.

Habitat preference. The species has been taken infrequently in a wide range of lowland forest types, including swamp forest.

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