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Species Pseudapines geminata (Van Duzee, 1905)

Pittosporum Bug

  • Apines geminata 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 [206].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) AMNH 2, NSW.




New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

NSW—Mullaley, SA—Adelaide, Broadview, Coromandel Valley, Hyde Park, Lake Gilles, Mitcham, Moolooloo, Parachilna Gorge, Plympton, Roseworthy, Thebarton, Underdale, WA—Applecross, Beverley, Kundip, NT—Areyonga.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, NT, SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), 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), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), 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), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tanami (TAN), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Sollya heterophylla Lindl [PITTOSPORACEAE] Bluebell Creeper; Callitris preissi Miq. [CUPRESSACEAE] Native Pine; Pittosporum sp. [PITTOSPORACEAE]), 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. [347, fig. 148] (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. [131] (catalogue)


Common Name References

Abalos, J.W. & Wygodzinsky, P. 1951. Las Triatominae argentinas (Reduviidae: Hemiptera). Instituto de Medicina Regional de la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Monografia 2: 1-178 [153] (Pittosporum Bug)


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