Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Cuspicona ooldeae Gross, 1975

  • Cuspicona ooldeae Gross, G.F. 1975. A revision of the Pentatomidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of the Rhynchocoris group from Australia and adjacent areas. Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 17: 51-167 [97, fig. 22].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA I20,719 , Farina, SA.
    Paratype(s) ANIC ; CAS ; SAMA I20,721–I20,723 7 11; WAM .




Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

SA—Brachina Gorge, Coward Springs, Everard Park, Farina, Madigan Gulf, Mambray Creek, Ooldea, Warburton Creek, WA—Gill Pinnacle.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NT, SA, WA: Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Kanmantoo (KAN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Murchison (MUR), Nullarbor (NUL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, arid, herbivore (associated flora: Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh., 1832 [MYRTACEAE] River Red Gum; Melaleuca sp. [MYRTACEAE] Tea-tree), nocturnal, sap-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Collected in Melaleuca blossoms.


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. [468, 470 fig. 212] (key, description, habitus)


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