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Subspecies Poecilometis borealis borealis Distant, 1910

  • Poecilometis borealis Distant, W.L. 1910. Rhynchotal notes. LII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 6: 369-386, 465-481, 585-603 [380].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Alexandria, NT (as Alexandria, N Australia).

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Cadelga Station, Camooweal, Diamantina River, Hughenden, Powella, Stuart Range, SA—Burts Waterhole.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld, SA: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Burt Plain (BRT), Central Arnhem (CA), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Finke (FIN), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), NSW North Coast (NNC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

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

 

General References

Baehr, M. 1987. Poecilometis vallicola spec. nov. and some other species of Poecilometis Dallas from northwestern Australia. Spixiana (Munich) 10: 85-91 [88] (classification)

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 [46] (description)

Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [311] (note)

Musgrave, A. 1945. The Simpson Desert Expedition, 1939. Scientific Reports: No. 4 Biology—Hemiptera. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 69: 14-15 [14] (Simpson Desert)

 

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