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Genus Nola

Sharp-blotched Nola Moth - Nola pustulata Blurry-patched Nola - Nola cilicoides Hodges #8991 - Sorghum Webworm Moth - Nola cereella Sorghum Webworm Moth - Hodges #8991 - Nola cereella Nola cereella Moth to porch light  - Nola clethrae - male Nola clethrae Nola cereella
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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
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.
Numbers
Nola includes more than ten species in America north of Mexico. (1)
4 species in Canada (CBIF)
Range
Represented throughout most of US and southern Canada, plus Northwest Territories.
Food
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.