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Subspecies Poecilometis darwini darwini Gross, 1972

  • Poecilometis darwini darwini Gross, G.F. 1972. A revision of the species of Australian and New Guinea shield bugs formerly placed in the genera Poecilometis Dallas and Eumecopus Dallas (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), with description of new species and selection of lectotypes. Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 15: 1-192 [92].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA I20,592 , Daly River, NT.
    Paratype(s) CAS 2; SAMA I20,593–I20,594 2.




Northern Territory, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Lake Idamea, Marduroo Waterhole, NT—Austral Downs, Darwin, Devil's Marbles, Lake Woods, Yuendemu.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Burt Plain (BRT), Central Arnhem (CA), Channel Country (CHC), Central Ranges (CR), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Finke (FIN), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, arid, herbivore (associated flora: Mimosa pigra L. [MIMOSACEAE] Sensitive Plant), sap-feeder, terrestrial, tropical, tropical, volant.


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