Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Anisynta cynone (Hewitson, 1874)

Mottled Grass-skipper



New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, SA, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), Victorian Midlands (VM)

Ecological Descriptors

Larva: herbivore (associated flora: Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. [POACEAE] Couch Grass; Brachypodium distachyon (L.) P.Beauv. [POACEAE] False Brome; Oryzopsis miliacea (L.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Asch. & Schweinf. [POACEAE] Rice Millet; Poa sp. [POACEAE] (aff. sieberiana); Austrostipa scabra (Lindl.) S.W.L.Jacobs & J.Everett [POACEAE]).

Extra Ecological Information

Introduced larval food plants include Brachypodium distachyon, Oryzopsis miliacea (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)
04-Feb-2023 PAPILIONOIDEA 04-Feb-2023 MODIFIED Dr Michael Braby (ANU)
13-May-2022 PAPILIONOIDEA 21-Dec-2022 MODIFIED Dr Michael Braby
26-Feb-2021 PAPILIONOIDEA 04-Feb-2023 MODIFIED Dr Michael Braby
04-Jun-2020 PAPILIONOIDEA 04-Feb-2023 MODIFIED Dr Michael Braby
06-Sep-2017 PAPILIONOIDEA 04-Feb-2023 MODIFIED
06-Sep-2017 HESPERIIDAE 04-Feb-2023 MODIFIED Lyn Randall
05-Mar-2013 04-Feb-2023 MODIFIED
05-Mar-2013 04-Feb-2023 MODIFIED
04-Feb-2023 MODIFIED