Nola internella-analis complex NA -

Taxonomic Information

Nola analis (Wileman & West, 1928), Nola internella (Walker, 1864), Nola pascua (Swinhoe, 1885), Nola quadrimaculata Heylaerts, 1892. These individuals could be any of these four species, all of which have a similar fascia and are found in India. They are best separated by examining specimens and/or genitalia.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi11
Goa
Gujarat5421212
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11311
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra241
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga11
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal
Total64211236973
Nola internella-analis complex: Cajanus cajan (Fabaceae), Durio zibethinus (Malvaceae), Cenchrus americanus (Poaceae), Rubus spp. (Rosaceae), Terminalia paniculata (Combretaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
Nola analis (Wileman & West, 1928), Nola internella (Walker, 1864), Nola pascua (Swinhoe, 1885), Nola quadrimaculata Heylaerts, 1892.
All these four species have a double triangular spot on the forewing costa and a double postmedial line on the forewing. They are best separated by examining specimens and/or genitalia. Named as the internella-analis complex as Nola internella (Walker, 1864) was the first of these species to be described and Nola analis (Wileman & West, 1928) is possibly the most widespread species.

See references below: 
  1. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/nolinae/nolinae_14_8.php 
  2. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/244416-Nola-analis for analis
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/199523-Nola-quadrimaculata for quadrimaculata
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/1115039-Nola-pascua for pascua
  5. Joshi, R., Singh, N. and Laszlo, G.M., 2019. An updated Checklist of subfamily Nolinae (Lepidoptera, Nolidae) from India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 119(3), pp.263-281. Lists Nola analis, quadrimaculata, pascua and internella from India. 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Nola internella-analis complex NA – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/nola-internella-analis-complex, accessed 2024/04/16.