(previously known as Celama pleurosema)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has speckled fawn forewings with a dark spot halfway along each leading edge. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Peter B. McQuillan, Jan A. Forrest, David Keane, & Roger Grund,
Caterpillars, moths, and their plants of Southern Australia,
Butterfly Conservation South Australia Inc., Adelaide (2019), p. 159.
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. 20, No. 15.
(updated 1 March 2011, 29 April 2018, 10 February 2021)