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Species Poecilometis lineatus (Westwood, 1837)

  • Halys lineata 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. [24].
    Type data:
     Holotype OUM Hem. 101 , Swan River, WA (as Swan River, Nova Hollandia).
  • Halys rufescens 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. [24].
    Type data:
     Holotype OUM Hem. 102 , Australia (as Nova Hollandia).

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • 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 [25]

 

Distribution

States

Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

WA—Applecross, Attadale, Beverley, Cape Naturaliste, Denmark, Dryandra State Forest, Kelmscott, Lesmurdie, Mount Barrow, Murchison River, Warren River, Wilga, Yalingup Yelverton.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

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, scrub, temperate, terrestrial, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Collected in jarrah scrub.

 

General References

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. [171] (note)

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. [190] (catalogue, separate species)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [96] (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. [206] (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