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Taractrocera ina

Taractrocera ina

(No-brand Grass-dart, Ina Grass-dart)

FAMILY

Hesperiidae

Species

Taractrocera ina

Common name(s)

No-brand Grass-dart, Ina Grass-dart

Main colour(s)

Brown with orange

Distinctive feature

Wingspan 22/25 mm

Campus

Townsville

Description

The larvae of this species feed chiefly on several introduced grasses such as Guinea grass (Megathrysus maximus – Guinea grass). Mature larvae creamish-white to 15 mm long. Adults brown with orange markings, lower surface paler, dull yellow with yellow spots.