Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Subspecies Omyta centrolineata centrolineata (Westwood, 1837)

  • Atelocerus centrolineatus 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. [20] [first introduced as Atelocerus centro-lineatus].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) OUM Hem. 80 2, Java (type locality is in error; correct type locality unknown).
  • Omyta deyrollei Spinola, M.M. 1850. Tavola sinottica dei generi spettanti alla classe degli insetti artroidignati Hemiptera Linn., Latr. — Rhyngota Fabr. — Rhynchota Burm. Modena. 138 pp. [66].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) MZUT , Sydney, NSW (as Sidney).


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Stål, C. 1865. Hemiptera nova vel minus cognita. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 4 5: 163-188 [165]




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

Extra Distribution Information

NSW—Gibraltar Range, VIC—Ararat, Seaford, Waratah, SA—Adelaide, Beachport, Mount Gambier, ACT—Canberra, TAS—Bull Is., Burnie, Cape Barren Is., Devonport, Flinders Is., King Is., Hobart, Launceston, Strahan, Ulverstone.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


ACT, NSW, SA, Tas, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), 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)

Ecological Descriptors

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


General References

Casale, A. 1982. Cataloghi. II - Collezione Emitterologica di Massimiliano Spinola. Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali (Torino). Torino : Silvestelli & Capelletto di S. Rosa-Clot e C 120 pp. [47] (syntypes)

Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [257, fig. 101] (description, 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. [187] (catalogue)

Kumar, R. 1964. On the structure and function of the so called ejaculatory reservoir in Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 75: 51-65 [55] (morphology)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [94] (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 [39] (list)

Van Duzee, E.P. 1905. Notes on Australian Pentatomidae, with descriptions of a few new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21: 187-214 [193] (TAS)

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. [212] (list)


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