FAMILY LIMACODIDAE
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Narosa velutina Walker sp. rev
   
Narosa velutina Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) 6: 171.
   
Narosa velutina Walker; Hering, 1931: 675, as synonym of conspersa Walker.


Narosa velutina


Diagnosis.
The species is smaller than concinna (11-12mm). The forewings are squarer, less produced apically, with the darker orange zone subbasally and the postmedial bar less definitely divided by a paler fascia or zone. The main difference from concinna is in the male genitalia where the gnathus is less deeply bifid, the juxta and associated structures smaller, less heavily spiralled and apically more finely spined.

The genitalia of two specimens are illustrated to show the variations.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia.

Habitat preference. The species is known mainly from lowland localities in rainforest, the highest record being from Kiau at 1000m on G. Kinabalu.

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