Nygmia tigris sp.
19mm. The facies is much as in tamsi and barbara.
The male genitalia differ, though they are closer to those of tamsi in
valve and aedeagus vesica characters. The structure is generally more delicate
than in tamsi, the dorsal arm of the valve narrower, without a strong
serration towards the apex dorsally, nor an acute, spine-like apex. The aedeagus
vesica is more elongate between the patches of spines. The basal patch is
rectangular rather than round, and the distal one surrounds the apex of the long
lobe, rather than being lateral and slightly subapical.
BORNEO: Samarinda, x.1938 (M.E. Walsh) BM 1939-182, BM lymantriid slide
Paratype . As holotype.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The type locality is in the lowlands of Kalimantan.
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