Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Oncopera tindalei Common, 1966

  • Oncopera tindalei Common, I.F.B. 1966. A new species of Oncopera (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) from New South Wales, with taxonomic notes on the genus. Journal of the Entomological Society of Queensland 5: 18-28 [18].
    Type data:
     Holotype ANIC , Guyra, NSW.




New South Wales

Extra Distribution Information


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), 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)

Ecological Descriptors

Larva subterranean. Larval foodplant: probably the roots and bases of grasses in native and sown pastures (Barton Brown et al. 1969).


General References

Barton Brown, L.B., Soo Hoo, C.F., Gerwen, A.C.M. van & Sherwell, I.R. 1969. Mating flight behaviour in three species of Oncopera moths (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 8: 168-172 [168]


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