Nola anisogona (Lower, 1893)
(previously known as Sorocostia anisogona)
NOLINAE ,   NOLIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Nola anisogona
male, drawing by George F. Hampson,

Catalogue of the Arctiadæ (Nolinæ, Lithosianæ) in the Collection of the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Volume II (1900), Plate XIX, fig. 14,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

The adult moth of this species has grey-brown forewings each with pattern including a number of wavy dark bands. The hindwings are pale brown. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • South Australia.


    Further reading:

    George F. Hampson,
    Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænae in the British Museum,
    Volume 2 (1900), p. 47, and also Plate 19, fig. 14.

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Heterocera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 17, Part 1 (1893), pp. 149-150.


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    (written 26 January 2015)