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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Chloephorinae > Careini > Carea

Carea angulata (Fabricius, 1793)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Carea Walker, [1857] species known from the Indian subcontinent
Carea angulata (Fabricius, 1793). Indian subregion. 
Carea albirufa Hampson, 1896. Sri Lanka. 
Carea albopurpurea Hampson, 1894. Sikkim, Khasis, Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal.
Carea dione Swinhoe, 1905. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Carea internifusca Hampson, 1894. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Carea nebulifera Warren, 1912. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Carea nitida Hampson, 1894. Sikkim. 
Carea obsolescens Moore, 1884. Bombay, Maharashtra.
Carea varipes Walker, [1857]. Indian subregion. 
  1. OD: Bombyx angulata (Fabricius, 1793). Entomologiae Systemaatica emendata et Aucta. Secundum Classes,  Ordines,  Genera,  Species,  Adjectis Synonymis,  Locis,  Descritptionibus Observationibus, 3(1): 481 ( Bombyx) (Syntypes: “Ost-India”, UZM, Copenhagen).
  2. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. # 2331, Pg. 422. Fig. 238 as Carea subtilis.
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Pg. 204-205, Plate 28/26-27.

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Yuvadeeban. 2022. Carea angulata (Fabricius, 1793). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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