Nola porrigens (Walker, 1858)
Flecked Tuft-moth
(previously known as Dimona porrigens)
NOLINAE ,   NOLIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is fawn with dark zigzag lines on the forewings. The hindwings are pale grey. It has a wingspan of about 2 cms. The males and females are similar.

The species has been found in:

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
    Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 32-33.

    Francis Walker,
    Noctuidae,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 15 (1858), pp. 1650-1651, No. 1.


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    (updated 1 March 2011)