Nola pothina Turner, 1944
Pothina Tuft-moth
NOLINAE ,   NOLIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is grey with a broad dark zigzag line across each forewing. 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:

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


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    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. 38, No. 62.


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    (updated 1 March 2011)