Carea unipunctata Bethune-Baker, 1906
(one synonym: Carea fulvida Prout, 1924)
CHLOEPHORINAE ,   NOLIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA ,  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Carea unipunctata
(Specimen: courtesy of Paul Dangerfield, Jane Royer, and Aurea King,
Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries,
and Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)

The adult moth of this species is rusty brown with a pair of dark diagonal lines across each forewing, and with a black-edged white dot on each forewing between the pair of lines. The hindwing are orange. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Carea unipunctata
(Specimen: courtesy of the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)

Carea unipunctata
from Illustration 9 on Plate CLXXXVIII of Hampson's Noctuidae of the British Museum, 1903-1913.
(Courtesy of Joe Kunkel, University of Massachusetts)

The species has been found in :

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.

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    (updated 8 August 2011)