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Nymphicula silauensis Mey, [2009]; PED 3

  • Taxonomy

    The male holotype of Nymphicula silauensis Mey 2009: 106, fig. 31, is from Sabah, Mt. Kinabalu N.P. H.Q., Silau-Silau River. It is in the MfNH Berlin. It is a member of the N. atriterminalis group, usually found in the Philippines and Sulawesi.

  • Description

    Wing length: 6.5mm. A sp. with an orange brown and white pattern similar to many spp. of Nymphicula. The HW has four or five large, but ill-defined, black eyespots. This sp. differs from all congeners by the large, white medial area in the HW. It shows some similarity in the HW with N. atriterminalis (Hampson, 1917f: 458), TL Sulawesi (Mey 2009).

  • Distribution & Habitat

    Sabah. Lower montane; 1400m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

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  • Similar spp.

    Cataclysta [Nymphicula] atriterminalis

  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

    Mey, W. (2009) New aquatic moths from high elevations of Mt. Kinabalu in northern Borneo (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea, Acentropinae). Ent. Zeitschr., Stuttgart, 119 (3) 99 -107.

  • Genitalia

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  • DNA Barcode

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  • 3D Imaging

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  • Spare

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(1) Taxonomy, (2) Description, (3) Distribution & Habitat, (4) Life History & Pest Status, (5) Similar spp., (6) Unrelated Look-alikes, (7) References, (8) Genitalia, (9) DNA Barcode, (10) 3D Imaging, (11) Spare