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Nymphicula sp. 2; PED 3

  • Taxonomy

    Nymphicula sp. 2 is an unnamed morphotype nr. N. mesorphna (Meyrick, 1894b: 10) and N. blandialis (Walker, 1859c: 488). Seen in the NHM and HSB Colls.

  • Description

    Wing length: 4.5mm. A small species with typical Nymphicula patterning in dark brown orange and white with leaden patches near the FW apex, similar to Nymphicula blandialis, N. kinabaluensis and Nymphicula sp. 2. The HW has serrate black subterminal line, and four marginal eyespots like blandialis (N. kinabaluensis has five eyespots)

    It differs from N. blandialis by the shape, size and distinctness of the white post median patch extending from the FW costa

    Note this white post median patch is different in all three species

  • Distribution & Habitat

    Thailand?, W. Malaysia, Brunei. Lowland; <610m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

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  • Similar spp.

    Nymphicula blandialis
    Nymphicula mesorphna
    Nymphicula kinabaluensis
    sp. 5

  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

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  • 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