Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Abantiades latipennis Tindale, 1932

  • Abantiades latipennis Tindale, N.B. 1932. Revision of the Australian ghost moths (Lepidoptera Homoneura, Family Hepialidae). Part I. Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 4: 497-536 [530].
    Type data:
     Holotype NMV , Lorne, Vic.




Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


ACT, NSW, Tas, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Flinders (FLI), King (KIN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP)

Ecological Descriptors

Larva subterranean feeding on roots. Larval foodplants: Eucalyptus spp. including Eucalyptus obliqua and Eucalyptus regnans (Myrtaceae).


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
08-Mar-2012 MODIFIED