Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Spodoptera umbraculata (Walker, 1858)

  • Eumichtis umbraculata Walker, F. 1858. Noctuidae. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 15: 1520-1888 [incl. index to parts 9-15] [1717].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Moreton Bay, [QLD].
  • Agrotis enunciatus Lucas, T.P. 1892. On 34 new species of Australian Lepidoptera, with additional localities, &c. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 8(3): 68-94 [85].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) SAMA , Brisbane, [QLD].
  • Hadena andrias Meyrick, 1902.
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Brisbane, QLD.


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Poole, R.W. 1989. Noctuidae. Parts 1–3, Lepidopterorum Catalogus 118 (New Series). Parts 1–3, Lepidopterorum Catalogus 118 (New Series). E.J. Brill & Flora & Fauna Publications : Leiden & Gainsville. xii +1314 pp. [926]




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information


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

Larvae have been recorded as feeding on Poaceae.


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