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Species Cuspicona obesula Gross, 1975

  • Cuspicona obesula 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 [107, fig. 29].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA I20,683 , 6 km E Lucindale, SA.
    Paratype(s) AMNH 2; ANIC 2; BMNH 3 2; NMV 5 6; SAMA I20,684–I20,697, I20,718 3 12.

 

Distribution

States

South Australia, Victoria


Extra Distribution Information

VIC—Grampians National Park, Kiata, Lake Hattah, SA—Aldgate, Bordertown, Edillie, Fairyview Wildlife Reserve, Ferries-McDonald Conservation Park, Lucindale, Mt Lofty, Mt Reserve Conservation Park, Murray Bridge, Naracoorte, Pinkawillinie Conservation Park.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

SA, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), Riverina (RIV), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Leptospermum coriaceum (F.Muell. ex Miq.) Cheel [MYRTACEAE] Green Tea-tree; Leptospermum myrsinoides Schltdl. [MYRTACEAE]; Leptospermum sp. [MYRTACEAE] Tea-tree; Melaleuca sp. [MYRTACEAE] Tea-tree), sap-feeder, scrub, temperate, terrestrial, volant, woodland.

 

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, 475 fig. 216] (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 02-Apr-2014 MODIFIED
15-Aug-2012 02-Apr-2014 MODIFIED
02-Apr-2014 MODIFIED