23 March 2016

Carea angulata - Nolidae (tuft moths)

Scientific classification
Kingdom Animalia Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
Phylum Arthropoda Latreille, 1829 - arthropods
Class Insecta Linnaeus, 1758 - Insects
Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758 - butterflies and moths
Superfamily Noctuoidea Latreille, 1809
Family Nolidae Hampson, 1894 - tuft moths
Genus Carea Walker, 1857
Species Carea angulata Fabricius 1793

Local name of caterpillar: Ulat kepala bagol, Ulat kepala besar

Host plant: Java apple / Jambu (Syzygium samarangense)

Location: Jonggol, West Java, Indonesia

Carea angulata

Nolid caterpillar

references
- http://www.nbair.res.in/insectpests/Carea-angulata.php
- http://eol.org/pages/544449/overview
- http://www.biolib.cz/en/taxonposition/id711894/
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chloephorinae
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syzygium_samarangense

1 comment:

  1. Kupux mirip hantu, ulatx mirip monster, tapi itulah anugerah Allah kepada kita, negara Indonesia dg kekayaan alam n hayati yg tak dp dihitung

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