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Species Ocirrhoe unimaculata (Westwood, 1837)

  • Rhynchocoris unimaculata Westwood, J.O. 1837. A Catalogue of Hemiptera in the Collection of the Rev. F.W. Hope and Descriptions of the new Species of Scutelleridae. Part I. London : J.C. Bridgewater 46 pp. [29].
    Type data:
     Holotype OUM Hem. 134 , Australia (as Nova Hollandia).
  • Rhynchocoris roei Westwood, J.O. 1837. A Catalogue of Hemiptera in the Collection of the Rev. F.W. Hope and Descriptions of the new Species of Scutelleridae. Part I. London : J.C. Bridgewater 46 pp. [30].
    Type data:
     Holotype OUM Hem. 136 , Swan River, WA (as Swan River, Nov. Holl.).
  • Cuspicona fasciata Dallas, W.S. 1851. List of the Specimens of Hemipterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. London : Richard Taylor Part 1 368 pp. XI pls. [297].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Australia (as New Holland).
  • Acanthosoma chlorophila Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 241-417. [398].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH sex unknown (abdomen missing), Australia.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Distant, W.L. 1900. Rhynchotal notes. IV. Heteroptera: Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 5: 386-397, 420-435 [422] (synonymy of Cuspicona fasciata)
  • 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 [79] (synonymy of Rhynchocoris roei)
  • Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [462] (synonymy of Acanthosoma chlorophila)

 

Distribution

States

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


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Brisbane, Expedition Range, VIC—Orchard Creek, SA—Aldinga Sellicks Beach Reserve, Canunda National Park, Carpenters Rocks, Little Dip Conservation Park, Wilpena, WA—Albany, Balladonia, Jaudalot, Kings Park.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

ACT, NSW, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Coolgardie (COO), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Dampierland (DL), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), 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), King (KIN), 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), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Wet Tropics (WT), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Acacia longifolia sophorae (Labill.) Court [FABACEAE] Coast Wattle; Beyeria lechenaultii (DC.) Baill. [EUPHORBIACEAE] Pale Turpentine-bush; Correa sp. [RUTACEAE]; Geijera linearifolia (DC.) J.M.Black [RUTACEAE] Oilbush; Leucopogon parviflorus (Andrews) Lindl. [EPACRIDACEAE] Coastal Beard Heath; Melaleuca pubescens Schauer [MYRTACEAE]; Myoporum insulare R.Br. [MYOPORACEAE]; Platylobium sp. [FABACEAE]; Callitris sp. [CUPRESSACEAE]), sap-feeder, subtropical, temperate, terrestrial, volant.

 

General References

Distant, W.L. 1900. Rhynchotal notes. IV. Heteroptera: Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 5: 386-397, 420-435 [422]

Distant, W.L. 1901. Revision of the Rhynchota belonging to the family Pentatomidae in the Hope collection at Oxford. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1900(4): 807-825 pls 52-53 [815, pl. 52 fig. 12] (synonymy, habitus)

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. [141, 175] (catalogue, separate species)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [180] (catalogue)

Stål, C. 1876. Enumeratio Hemipterorum. Bidrag till en förteckning öfver aller hittills kända Hemiptera, jemte systematiska meddelanden. 5. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar, Stockholm 14(4): 1-162 [103] (presenting alternative taxonomic arrangement Cuspicona fasciata as a junior synonym of Cuspicona jaksoniensis Guérin, 1831)

Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 241-417. [386, 398] (separate species)

 

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