Nola melanogramma Hampson,, 1900
Black-lined Tuft-moth
(one synonym : Celama chionocrana Turner, 1944)
NOLINAE ,   NOLIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Nola melanogramma
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

The adult moth of this species has fawn forewings with a pattern of black zigzag lines and dots. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

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

The species has been found in :

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


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
    Volume 2 (1900), p. 43, No. 86, and also Plate 19, fig. 12.

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


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    (updated 6 July 2013)