Nola monozona (Lower, 1897)
Epaulet Tuft-moth
(previously known as Sorocostia monozona)
NOLINAE ,   NOLIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is pale grey with an indistinct dark mark on the costa of each forewing. The hindwings are pale grey. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms. The sexes are similar.

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

This species is found in :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales and
  • Victoria,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new species of Australian Lepidoptera, with notes on synonymy,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 22, Part 1 (1897), p. 11.

    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)