Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Dictyotus conspicuus Gross, 1975

  • Dictyotus conspicuus Gross, G.F. 1975. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 1 250 pp., 3 colour pls. [208].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA I20,447 , near Hallett Cove, SA.
    Paratype(s) AM K64485 ; ANIC 4; NMV 6 2; SAMA I20,448–I20,460, I20,464–I20,526 31 49.




Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

NSW—Bogan River, ACT—Canberra, Ginnindera, VIC—Clarksfield, Dobie, Malden, Meredith, Tallarook, SA—Adelaide, Angaston, Belair, Caroline Forest, Corny Point, Cygnet River, Edillilie, Hindmarsh Park, Lake Newland, Marble Range, Marion Bay, Mt Barker, Mt Gambier, Mt Wedge, Penola, Pichi Richi, Streaky Bay, Waterfall Gully, WA—Bullsbrook, Kajanup, Meckering, Nabawa, Nyabing, Ongerup, Ravenswood, Toompup, Wickepin, Wongan Hills, York.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


ACT, NSW, SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Coolgardie (COO), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Nullarbor (NUL), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tanami (TAN), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Trifolium sp. [FABACEAE] Clover; Beyeria lechenaultii (DC.) Baill. [EUPHORBIACEAE] Pale Turpentine-bush), sap-feeder, subtropical, temperate, terrestrial, tropical, under bark, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

In orchard, under Goodenia plant, in association with Cermatulus nasalis (Westwood, 1837) [Pentatomidae], Dictyotus caenosus Westwood, 1837 [Pentatomidae] and Hyocephalus aprugnus Bergroth, 1906 [Hyocephalidae].


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