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Nygmia dirtea Swinhoe comb. n.  
Euproctis dirtea Swinhoe, 1905, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 15: 151.

Nygmia dirtea (holotype)

The species is only known from males. These resemble fumosa in forewing facies, though the grey shading is more general, of a browner tone, and distinctly intensified in antemedial and postmedial fasciae. The hindwings are predominantly pale yellow rather than just marginally so. The male genitalia have the valves less divided, the margin more serrated.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The only two specimens, including the holotype, are from Kuching in the lowlands of Sarawak.

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