Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Platycoris rugosus (Spinola, 1850)

  • Hypogomphus rugosus Spinola, M.M. 1850. Tavola sinottica dei generi spettanti alla classe degli insetti artroidignati Hemiptera Linn., Latr. — Rhyngota Fabr. — Rhynchota Burm. Modena. 138 pp. [85].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) MSNT 2 specimens, Sydney, NSW (as Sidney, Nuova Olanda).




New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

VIC—Woori Yallock, TAS—Georgetown, Great Lake, Hobart, Launceston, Maria Is., Mole Creek, Ulverstone, Upper Blessington, Wilmot.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, Tas, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Ben Lomond (BEL), Flinders (FLI), King (KIN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), NSW North Coast (NNC), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Eucalyptus sp. [MYRTACEAE] Gum Tree), sap-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, under bark.


General References

Kirkaldy, G.W. 1909. Catalogue of the Hemiptera (Heteroptera) with biological and anatomical references, lists of foodplants and parasites, etc. Prefaced by a discussion on nomenclature, and an analytical table of families. Cimicidae. Berlin : Felix L. Dames Vol. 1 xl 392 pp. [187] (catalogue)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [94] (catalogue)

McDonald, F.J.D. 1995. Revision of Hypogomphus Spinola in Australia (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 34: 169-176 [171] (description, distribution)

Van Duzee, E.P. 1905. Notes on Australian Pentatomidae, with descriptions of a few new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21: 187-214 [193] (relationships)


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)
06-Nov-2013 Pentatominae 06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
15-Aug-2012 06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED