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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.


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.