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Xyleutes malayica Roepke
   
Xyleutes malayica Roepke, 1957: 32;Barlow, 1982: 43.


Xyleutes malayica


Diagnosis.
Both wings are dark blackish brown, the forewings with more of a reticulate pattern than on the hindwings. The hindwing margin is concave, distinguishing it from the similar Sumatran jacobsoni Roepke.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, ?New Guinea (Roepke).

Habitat preference. Most specimens have been taken in lowland forest, particularly mangrove, swamp or alluvial forest.

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