The Papua Insects Foundation
The Chloephorinae, Careini (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Carea simplicilinea Warren, 1916
STATUS: Endemic in New Guinea. A rare species which is only recorded from Papua. It is similar to Carea flava but the white transverse line is in simplicilinea ending in the costa, while in flava it runs with a sharp angle partly along the costa.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Mabilabol, Mokwam, Ninay Valley, Upper Setekwa River, Utakwa River, Walmak. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: none.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH, ZMAN. Literature: Poole, 1989.
Poole, R.W., 1989. Lepidopterorum Catalogus (new series), 118: Noctuidae: i-xii, 1-1314. Brill, Leiden.