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Allotoma cornifrons Roepke  
Allotoma cornifrons Roepke, 1944, Natuurh. Maandbl., 33: 4.

Allotoma cornifrons

The facies is dark brown-grey, the forewing rather coarsely scaled, with a dark discal spot and faint, straight fasciae as illustrated. The head and anterior part of the thorax are rufous. Though the facies is not unlike that of some Nygmiini, the antennae are more narrowly and densely bipectinate than in any nygmiine.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia.

Habitat preference. All three Bornean specimens were taken in the lowlands, in both forested and agricultural areas. The holotype was from S.E. Kalimantan, the other specimens from Brunei (Kilanas Agricultural Station and Ulu Temburong ).

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