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Species Nola pustulata - Sharp-blotched Nola Moth - Hodges#8989

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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
Species pustulata (Sharp-blotched Nola Moth - Hodges#8989)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nola pustulata (Walker, 1865)
Erastria pustulata Walker, 1865
Nola nigrofasciata Zeller, 1872
Phylogenetic sequence # 931129
Nola includes more than ten species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan approximately 18 mm.
The original description as Erastria pustulata Walker, is available online in the print references below.
Massachusetts to Florida west to Missouri and Texas. (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8)
Usually bogs and swamps.
Adults are most common from April thru July.
Heppner (2003) reports May to July for Florida. (8)
Heppner (2003) reports larval host unknown. (8)
McCabe (1996) reports larvae reared on Lyonia ligustrina (L.) DC. (maleberry). (9)
Life Cycle
McCabe (1996) describes larva, and life cycle. (9)
See Also

Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Walker, 1865. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. 795.