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Species Cephaloplatus (Dolichoplatus) elongatus Distant, 1899

  • Cephaloplatus elongatus Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes. III. Heteroptera: Discocephalinae and Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 421-445 [433] [incorrect original spelling as Cephaloplatys elongatus].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , NW Australia (as North-west Australia).

 

Distribution

States

Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

WA—Heywood Is.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

WA: Central Kimberley (CK), Dampierland (DL), Northern Kimberley (NK), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Victoria Bonaparte (VB)

Ecological Descriptors

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

 

General References

Gross, G.F. 1970. A revision of the Australian pentatomid bugs of the genus Cephaloplatus White (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae). Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 16: 1-58 [11, fig. 2] (description, as Cephaloplatus (Dolichoplatus) elongatus)

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. [43] (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