Nola amorpha (Turner, 1944)
(previously known as Celama amorpha)
NOLINAE,   NOLIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Nola amorpha
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has grey forewings, each with an array of parallel dark brown lines along the margin, a vague dark mark near the middle, and some dark marks on the costa. The hindwings are off-white shading to fawn at the wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.7 cms.

This species has been found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A revision of the Australian Nolidae,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 55 (1944), p. 25, No. 27.


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    (written 9 June 2019)