Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Alsophila aescularia
Public Records: 7
Specimens with Barcodes: 22
Species With Barcodes: 1
Barcode data: Alsophila aescularia
There are 6 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank. Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species. See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.
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The female of this species is wingless. It is usually found resting on tree-trunks. The male has a distinctive way of resting with overlapping wings. The males are attracted to light.
The larva is pale-green and feeds on a range of trees. Long, spider's-web like strings hang from oak trees in the southern hemisphere. The worm like larvae hangs from one end.