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Species Cephaloplatus (Cephaloplatus) spurcatus Walker, 1867

  • Cephaloplatus spurcatus Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 1-240. [191].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH , N Australia.

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Almaden, Ayr, Brisbane, Carnarvon, Charters Towers, Clermont, Doomadgee Mission, Gayndah, Highvale, Maryborough, Mt Elliot, Mt Etna, Normanton, Toowong, Townsville, NT—Borroloola, Huckitta, Moly Hill.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Arnhem (CA), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

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

 

General References

Carpenter, G.H. 1891. Reports on the zoological collections made in Torres Straits by Professor A.C. Haddon, 1888–1889. Rhynchota from Murray Island and Mabuiag. Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society 7: 137-146 [139] (misidentification as Cephaloplatus darwini Distant, 1910)

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 [40, fig. 12] (description)

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)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [113] (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