The New World Ocnonemidinae genus Neogalea Hampson, 1906 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)




Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Neogalea, taxonomy, diagnosis, Brazil


The genus Neogalea Hampson, 1906 is reviewed, including three species. N. sunia (Guenée, 1852) with Pan-American distribution, N. caracara Troubridge, 2020 known from the Florida Keys and Brazil and a new one restricted to a specific region of Brazil: Neogalea sororcula Becker, sp. n. (Semiarid or Caatinga biome). A key to species, diagnosis, descriptions, and illustrations for the three species are presented.


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How to Cite

Becker, V. O. (2021). The New World Ocnonemidinae genus Neogalea Hampson, 1906 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). SHILAP Revista De lepidopterología, 49(193), 47–54.




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