Nola (moth)

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Nola aerugula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nolidae
Subfamily: Nolinae
Genus: Nola
Leach, 1815

Many, including
Nola cucullatella - Short-cloaked Moth

The genus Nola is a group of moths. They are the namesake of the subfamily Nolinae and the family Nolidae. This genus occurs worldwide wherever suitable habitat is present.


Palpi porrect, moderately long with thick scales. Antennae fasciculated in male. Mid tibia with single spur pair, whereas hind tibia with two pairs. Fore wings with vein 5 from angle of cell, vein 6 from upper angle, veins 7 and 8 stalked and veins 8 and 10 absent. Hind wing with vein 3 from before angle of cell, vein 5 absent, veins 6 and 7 stalked and vein 8 from middle of cell.[1]



  1. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-ii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 

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