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Species Nola triquetrana - Three-spotted Nola - Hodges#8992

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Nolidae (Nolid Moths)
Subfamily Nolinae
Genus Nola
Species triquetrana (Three-spotted Nola - Hodges#8992)
Hodges Number
8992
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nola triquetrana (Fitch, 1856)
Size
TL ≈ 9-10mm
Identification
Adult: FW gray with basal section of costa edged black. AM strongly kinked near costa, forming a V-shape. Mid-point of costa is marked with blackish triangle. Toothed PM and ST are faint. (1)
Food
Common foodplant is witch hazel.
Remarks
Can be abundant in the foothills of the Appalachians, woodlands, and forests.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live & pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
Encylopdia of Life – pinned images of adults
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.