Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Aenetus scotti (Scott, 1869)

  • Charagia scotti Scott, A.W. 1869. On the genus Charagia of Walker. Transactions of the Entomological Society of New South Wales 2: 25-35 [34].
    Type data:
     Holotype whereabouts unknown (original specimen badly damaged), Lismore, NSW.
  • Hepialus daphnandrae Lucas, T.P. 1891. On Queensland and other Australian Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 2 6(2): 277-306 [284].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA , Brisbane, Qld.


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Tillyard, R.J. 1926. The Insects of Australia and New Zealand. Sydney. xvi+560 pp., 44 pls [413]
  • Nielsen, E.S., Edwards, E.D. & Rangsi, T.V. 1996. Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia. Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera 4: i-xiv, 1-529 & CD-ROM [25]




New South Wales, Queensland

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, Qld: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Plains (GUP), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Larva boring in trees and saplings. Larval foodplants: include Dendrocnide excelsa (Urticaceae); Milletia megasperma (Fabaceae); Diploglottis australis (Sapindaceae); Daphnandra micrantha (Monimiaceae); Melicope micrococca (Rutaceae), Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae) and Lantana camara (Verbenaceae).


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