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Genus Nola

Lepidoptera - Nola cereella Spotted Nola - Nola triquetrana 16 May Bar Harbor- Nola? - Nola Carposinidae or ?? - Nola cereella Nola minna Caterpillar on Clethra alnifolia - Nola clethrae - female Nola pustulata Nola clethrae
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nola Leach, 1815
17 names were included as junior synonyms of Nola by Poole in 1989 (see Butterflies and Moths of the World). These were: Aradrapha, Argyrophyes, Celama, Chlamifera, Dimona, Epizeuctis, Lebena, Lira, Manoba, Minnagara, Poliothripa, Rhynchopalpus, Roeselia, Selca, Sorocostia, Stenola, Tribunta.
Nola includes more than ten species in America north of Mexico. (1)
4 species in Canada (CBIF)
Represented throughout most of US and southern Canada, plus Northwest Territories.
Larvae are usually host-specific, feeding on particular trees (such as oak) or herbaceous plants (such as Fringed Loosestrife).
Print References
Leach, 1815. in Brewster. Edinburgh Encycl. 9: 135.
Franclemont, J.G. in Forbes, 1960, p. 54 (2) (key to species)
Internet References
pinned adult images of 3 species occurring in eastern Canada (CBIF)
synonyms (Brian Pitkin et al, Butterflies and Moths of the World)
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States Part IV
Forbes, W.T.M. 1960. Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, Memoir 371.