(formerly known as Celama tetralopha)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Owen Holton, Theodore, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species is grey with a complex pattern each forewing. The scales on some areas of the forewings can be raised as tufts. The hindwings are pale fawn, darkening to the wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
This species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
A revision of the Australian Nolidae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 55 (1944), pp. 19-20, No. 14.
(written 4 September 2019, updated 3 March 2021)