Nycteola revayana, Crete - photo © Luca Sattin

Nycteola revayana, Crete - photo © Luca Sattin

Nycteola revayana (Scopoli, 1772)


Nycteola revayana is a moth of the family Nolidae on the island of Crete, Greece.

Scientific name

Nycteola revayana (Scopoli, 1772)

Phalaena revayana (Scopoli, 1772)

Pyralis duplana (Fabricius, 1777)

Pyralis ilicana (Fabricius, 1781)

Phalaena lathamiana (Swederus, 1787)

Phalaena afzeliana (Swederus, 1787)

Pyralis riuagana (Fabricius, 1787)

Tortrix punctana (Hübner, 1799)

Tortrix undulana (Hübner, 1799)

Tortrix ramosana (Hübner, 1799)

Phalaena bifasciana (Donovan, 1801)

Sarrothripus stonius (Curtis, 1829)

Sarrothripa russiana (Duponchel, 1845)

Subrita bilineatella (Walker, 1866)

Sarrothripa fusculana (Schmid, 1886)

Plotheia diplographa Hampson, 1905)

Common name

Oak Nycteoline


Superfamily: Noctuoidea > Family: Nolidae > Subfamily: Chloephorinae > Genus: Nycteola


20-26 mm


Sparse clumps of trees on farmland, mixed and deciduous forests, and roadsides in urban areas.

Food Plant

The larva is polyphagous and feeds on the leaves of a variety of plants, i.e. Fagaceae (Quercus ilex, Quercus robur), Salicaceae (Salix, Populus), etc.

Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Lepidoptera and their Ecology

Lepiforum e. V.

Moths and Butterflies of Europe and North Africa

Plant Parasites of Europe

Lepidoptera Mundi