Nola pygmaeodes (Turner, 1944)
(formerly known as Celama pygmaeodes)
NOLINAE,   NOLIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Nola pygmaeodes
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is grey with a pattern including an irregular dark line across each forewing. The hindwings are pale fawn, darkening to the wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 1 cms.

This species has been found in Australia in

  • Nothern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A revision of the Australian Nolidae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 55 (1944), p. 24, No. 26.


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    (written 30 September 2018)