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Bembina albinotata Heylaerts comb. n.
Artaxa albinotata Heylaerts, 1892, Annls Soc. ent. Belg., 36: 9.
Euproctis deliana van Eecke, 1928, Zool. Meded. Leiden, 11: 131, partim.
Euproctis isabellina Heylaerts sensu Schintlmeister, 1994: 120.

Bembina albinotata (Peninsular Malaysia)

Bembina albinotata

The male is like a small, pallid Nygmia atrisignata (See Nygmia atrisignata Swinhoe comb. n.), a marbled white and buff. The female (not illustrated) is larger and more ‘bleached out’ in facies.

Taxonomic note. The male abdomen has similar features to that of isabellina, but the valves lack a prominent ventral spine, being more as in typical Bembina. The genitalia and facies are similar to those of the N. Indian B. atripuncta Hampson comb. n.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is infrequent but found in most lowland forest types.

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