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Nygmia xanthomelaWalker, 1862

Image acquired with permission from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, United Kingdom.
Specimen collected by Wallace. Specimen locality: Sarawak
Label transcription: [SAR.] [857] [EUPROCTIS XANTHOMELA.] [A Walker's type of Euproctus xanthomela 32.346] [TYPE LEP: No 589 Euproctis xanthomela Walker HOPE DEPT.OXFORD] [Photo done by A.SCHINTLMEISTER #11.450]

Species not known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Sarawak.

Yuchen Ang
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Taxon Information

Insecta: Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Lymantriinae
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Euproctis xanthomela
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History

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