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Taractrocera ina (Ina Grassdart)

Wikipedia Abstract

Taractrocera ina, the ina grassdart or no-brand grass-dart, is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in northern, central and eastern Australia in scattered localities, south to western New South Wales and Papua New Guinea. The wingspan is about 20 mm. The larvae feed on Cymbopogon citrata, Paspalum urvillei, Urochloa decumbens, Sorghum verticilliflorum, Paspalum conjugatum, Panicum maximum and Oryza sativa. It constructs a tubular shelter made of the leaves of its host plant.
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Prey / Diet

Brachiaria eminii[1]
Oryza sativa (rice)[1]
Panicum maximum (Guinea Grass)[2]
Paspalum conjugatum (herbe creole)[1]
Paspalum urvillei (Vasey grass)[1]
Sorghum arundinaceum[2]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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