Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Parnara amalia (Semper, 1879)

Hyaline Swift, Orange Swift




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Extralimital distribution—Indonesia (Irian Jaya), Papua New Guinea.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Larva: herbivore (associated flora: Oryza sativa L. [POACEAE] Rice; Leersia hexandra Sw. [POACEAE]; Oryza sp. [POACEAE]).

Extra Ecological Information

Oryza sativa is introduced.


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
05-Mar-2013 10-Nov-2015 MODIFIED
05-Apr-2011 05-Apr-2011 MOVED
05-Mar-2013 20-Nov-2015 MODIFIED
20-Nov-2015 MODIFIED