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Species Poecilometis callosus Gross, 1972

  • Poecilometis callosus 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 [28].
    Type data:
     Holotype NMV T4334 , Little Desert, VIC.
    Paratype(s) ANIC 2; BMNH ; SAMA I20,572 .

 

Distribution

States

South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

VIC—Kiata, SA—Billiatt Conservation Park, Hincks National Park.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

SA, Vic, WA: Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Murchison (MUR), Nullarbor (NUL), Riverina (RIV), Tanami (TAN), Victorian Midlands (VM)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, arid, herbivore, 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. [306] (description)

 

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