ABSTRACT


Bornean Nolidae are described, a broad concept including the old noctuid subfamilies Sarrothripinae and Chloephorinae (389 species in 86 genera, mostly assigned to 7 subfamilies). Four further species that have been associated in the past with the two old noctuid subfamilies are excluded but treated in full at the end. For each species, a diagnosis and the geographical range are given and, where known, details of habitat preference and biology. Summary lists are provided of the new taxa described (90 species and 1 subspecies) as well as of numerous other taxonomic changes. A checklist of all species summarises the fauna.

The broadened concept of the family is reviewed, as are the subfamilial and tribal groupings within it. Aspects of its biogeography and ecology are noted.

Within the Nolinae, the genus Manoba Walker is revived for a number of species placed in Meganola Dyar, Nola Leach and Rhynchopalpus Hampson.

 


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