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Species Oncocoris geniculatus (Dallas, 1851)

  • Dictyotus geniculatus Dallas, W.S. 1851. List of the Specimens of Hemipterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. London : Richard Taylor Part 1 368 pp. XI pls. [142].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Hem. 711 , Australia (as New Holland).
  • Dictyotus lineatus Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 1-240. [181].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Hem. 715 , SA.
  • Oncocoris dimidiatus Montandon, A.L. 1903. Nouvelles espèces de Pentatomides d'Australie. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences de Bucarest-Roumanie 12: 286-295 [291].
    Type data:
     
    Syntype(s) BMNH (depository uncertain), Alexandra, VIC (as Australie, Victoria, Alexandra); MNH, Alexandra, VIC (as Australie, Victoria, Alexandra).
  • Oncocoris subsimilis Montandon, A.L. 1903. Nouvelles espèces de Pentatomides d'Australie. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences de Bucarest-Roumanie 12: 286-295 [293].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH (depository uncertain), Alexandra, VIC (as Australie, Victoria, Alexandra).

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes. III. Heteroptera: Discocephalinae and Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 421-445 [434] (synonymy of Dictyotus lineatus)
  • Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [386] (synonymy of Oncocoris dimidiatus)
  • McDonald, F.J.D. & Edwards, P.B. 1978. Revision of the genus Oncocoris Mayr (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 1978(62): 1-53 [11] (synonymy of Oncocoris subsimilis)

 

Distribution

States

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Bald Mountain, Brisbane, Mt Gloroius, Mt Tamborine, Warwick, NSW—Blue Mountains National Park, Mt Irvine, Mt Tomah, Sydney, ACT—Blundells, Canberra, VIC—Alexandra, TAS—Hobart, Wynyard, SA—Blackwood, Kangaroo Is., Melrose.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

ACT, NSW, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), NSW North Coast (NNC), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), 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), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore, sap-feeder, subtropical, terrestrial, tropical, volant.

 

General References

Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [383, 386, fig. 166] (key, description, habitus)

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. [203] (catalogue)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [113] (catalogue)

 

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)
15-Aug-2012 15-Aug-2012 MODIFIED
06-Jun-2012 MODIFIED