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

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

The adult moth of this species has grey forewings each crossed by a network of dark diagonal lines. The hindwings are pale grey/brown, fading to white at the bases. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.

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

The species has been found in Australia in:

  • Victoria,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
    Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A revision of the Australian Nolidae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 55 (1944), p. 44, No. 79.


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    (written 26 May 2018)