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Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Arachnographa micrastrella (Meyrick, 1883)

  • Palparia micrastrella Meyrick, E. 1883. Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. VIII. Oecophoridae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 1 7(4): 415-547 [427].
    Type data:
     Lectotype BMNH , Sydney, NSW.
    Subsequent designation references:
    Common, I.F.B. 1994. Oecophorine genera of Australia. I. The Wingia group (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae). Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera 3: i-xvi, 1-390 [200].
  • Colpoloma fraxinea Turner, A.J. 1946. Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIII. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 70: 93-120 [104].
    Type data:
     Holotype ANIC , Undercliffe Falls, NSW.




New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, Qld, Vic: 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), Flinders (FLI), Gulf Plains (GUP), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Larva tying green branchlets or leaves with silk. Larval foodplants: green leaves or branchlets of Exocarpos cupressiformis (Santalaceae); Hakea sp. (Proteaceae); and the introduced Juniperus hybernica, Juniperus sp., Pinus radiata, Pinus sp., (Pinaceae).


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)
31-Jul-2013 31-Jul-2013 MODIFIED
08-Mar-2012 MODIFIED