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

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

The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings, each with a dark brown patches and wavy lines, and a dark brown area at the base. The hindwings are off-white shading to fawn at the margins. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.3 cms.

This species has been found in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A revision of the Australian Nolidae,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 55 (1944), pp. 18-19, No. 12.


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    (written 10 June 2019)