Nola tholera (Turner, 1926)
Elegant Tuft-moth
(previously known as Celama tholera)
NOLINAE ,   NOLIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is grey with a dark-edged pale submarginal band on each forewing. The hindwings are pale grey. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms. The sexes are similar.

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

This species is found in :

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


    Further reading :

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

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New and Little known Tasmanian Lepidoptera,
    courtesy of the
    Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
    Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
    1925, p. 113.


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    (updated 1 March 2011)