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Species Oncocoris similis (Dallas, 1851)

  • Dictyotus similis Dallas, W.S. 1851. List of the Specimens of Hemipterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. London : Richard Taylor Part 1 368 pp. XI pls. [143].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Hem. 710 , TAS (as Van Diemen's Land).
  • Pentatoma semimarginata 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. [42] [junior primary homonym of Pentatoma semimarginata Palisot de Beauvois, 1811].
    Type data:
     Holotype OUM Hem. 237 , locality unknown.
  • Pentatoma truncatula Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 241-417. [311].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Hem. 712 , TAS.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes. III. Heteroptera: Discocephalinae and Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 421-445 [434] (synonymy of Dictyotus similis with Pentatoma truncatula)
  • McDonald, F.J.D. & Edwards, P.B. 1978. Revision of the genus Oncocoris Mayr (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 1978(62): 1-53 [15] (synonymy of Dictyotus similis)

 

Distribution

States

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

VIC—Alexandra, Goulburn River, Lake Tarwin, TAS—Bridport, Cradle Mountain, Hobart, Huon River, Launceston, Millwood, New Norfolk, SA—Ferries-McDonald Reserve, Hindmarsh Falls, Mt Lofty Ranges, Murray River, Myponga.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

ACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Central Arnhem (CA), Channel Country (CHC), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), Northern Kimberley (NK), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Nullarbor (NUL), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), 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), Tanami (TAN), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

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

Extra Ecological Information

Ex tussocks.

 

General References

Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes. III. Heteroptera: Discocephalinae and Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 421-445 [434] (list)

Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [386] (description)

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. [204] (separate species)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [113, 119] (catalogue, separate species)

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. [181] (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