Clarior Fibiger

FIBIGER, MICHAEL, 2010, Revision of the Micronoctuidae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea) Part 3, Taxonomy of the Tactusinae, Zootaxa 2583 (1), pp. 1-119: 66

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Clarior Fibiger

new genus

Genus Clarior Fibiger   , new genus

Type-species: Clarior kitchingi Fibiger   , new species.

Taxonomic notes. The genus Clarior   is monotypic. Features of the genitalia indicate relationship with the following genus, Obscura   . The genus is characterised by several unique features.

Diagnosis. Image (external). Labial palps: porrect; second segment brown outside, beige inside, roughly scaled vertically; third segment 1/4 of second, narrow, cylindrical, basal half brown, apical half beige.

Head, patagia, anterior part of tegulae, prothorax, basal part of costa, costal part of medial area, and outer half of fringes: black, costal medial area quadrangular (apo.).

Forewing: long, narrow, pointed at apex, ground colour white yellow, with black tornal patch.

Crosslines: indistinct, light brown.

Terminal line: indistinct, indicated by black, interneural dots (apo.).

Reniform stigma: white, outlined by light brown.

Hindwing: grey, without discal spot.

Underside: forewing light brown, hindwing light grey.

Male genitalia. Male genitalia described under type-species below.

Female genitalia. Unknown.