Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Poecilometis extraneus Gross, 1972

  • Poecilometis extraneus Gross, G.F. 1972. A revision of the species of Australian and New Guinea shield bugs formerly placed in the genera Poecilometis Dallas and Eumecopus Dallas (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), with description of new species and selection of lectotypes. Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 15: 1-192 [14].
    Type data:
     Holotype NMV T4331 , Mallee, VIC.
    Paratype(s) SAMA I20,566–I20,567 .




South Australia, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

SA—Pungonda, Wilpena Pound.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


SA, Vic: Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Riverina (RIV), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Victorian Midlands (VM)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore, sap-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, volant.


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. [300] (description)


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