Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Abantiades leucochiton (Pfitzner, 1914)




New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, SA, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Kanmantoo (KAN), 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), Nullarbor (NUL), 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), Stony Plains (STP), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP)

Ecological Descriptors

Larva subterranean feeding on roots. Larval foodplants: Casuarina spp. or Allocasuarina spp. (Casuarinaceae). Recorded by Tindale (1932) from roots of Allocasuarina luehmannii but with botanical taxonomic changes other species may be involved.


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)
17-Nov-2015 17-Nov-2015 MOVED
17-Nov-2015 HEPIALIDAE 29-Sep-2015 MODIFIED
08-Mar-2012 MODIFIED