Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Poecilotoma scutellata (Van Duzee, 1905)



Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

WA—Borden, Gingin, Israelite Bay, Jandakot, Walpole, Wialki district.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


WA: Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Esperance Plains (ESP), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

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


General References

Gross, G.F. 1975. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 1 250 pp., 3 colour pls. [235] (removed from synonymy with Poecilotoma grandicornis (Erichson, 1842))

Horváth, G. 1909. Adnotationes synonymicae de Hemipteris nonnullis extraeuropaeis. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici (Zoologica) 7: 631-632 [631] (presenting alternative taxonomic arrangement as a junior synonym of Poecilotoma grandicornis (Erichson, 1842))


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