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Nygmia baueri Schintlmeister comb. n
Euproctis baueri Schintlmeister, 1994: 132.
Euproctis atereta Collenette sensu Holloway, 1976: 47.

Nygmia baueri

This species is larger than atereta but has similar facies. It can be distinguished by the male genitalia, where both dorsal and ventral processes of the valves are acute, the dorsal part longer than the ventral one.

Taxonomic notes. The process of the valves are slightly more elongated and acute than in typical material from Peninsular Malaysia. Dissection of the holotype of baueri indicates that the genitalia figures for this species and mignon are transposed in Schintlmeister (1994).

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The only Bornean locality was in montane forest of great stature, since cleared for agriculture and leisure developments.

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