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Subspecies Hasora hurama hurama (Butler, 1870)

Broad-banded Awl

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

Fogg Dam and Blyth River, Hammond, Moa and Dauan Ils, Torres Strait, Cape York south to Mackay; extralimital distribution—Indonesia (Irian Jaya, Maluku), Papua New Guinea.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Pine Creek (PCK), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Other Regions

Torres Strait Islands terrestrial, marine & freshwater

Ecological Descriptors

Larva: arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Derris trifoliata Lour. [FABACEAE]).

Closed forest, coastal, tropical.

Extra Ecological Information

Margins of mangroves and rainforest, eggs are laid on young foliage of food plant, larva builds silk-lined shelters in leaflets of food plant, pupa in last larval shelter, adult inhabits margins of rainforest and mangroves where food plant grows, flight is rapid and jerky, settles frequently, recorded throughout the year.

 

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)
05-Mar-2013 22-Jul-2015 MODIFIED
05-Mar-2013 11-Jan-2013 MODIFIED
05-Mar-2013 MODIFIED