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

Nola crucigera
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)

The adult moth of this species is grey with a network of angled black lines and splotches on each forewing. The hindwings are pale grey. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms. The sexes are similar.

Nola crucigera
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)

This species is found in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria: part 2,
    Tiger Moths and their Allies - Noctuoidea (A)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 34-35.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A revision of the Australian Nolidae,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 55 (1944), p. 16.


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    (updated 1 March 2011)