Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Subspecies Hasora hurama hurama (Butler, 1870)

Broad-banded Awl




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)


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)
20-Nov-2015 HESPERIIDAE 20-Nov-2015 MODIFIED Lyn Randall
20-Nov-2015 Hasora hurama (Butler, 1870) 10-Nov-2015 MODIFIED
05-Mar-2013 20-Nov-2015 MODIFIED
05-Mar-2013 20-Nov-2015 MODIFIED
20-Nov-2015 MODIFIED