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Species Avicenna aggressor (Fabricius, 1775)

  • Cimex aggressor Fabricius, J.C. 1775. Systema Entomologiae, sistens Insectorum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, adiectis Synonymis, Locis, Descriptionibus, Observationibus. Flensburgi et Lipsiae [= Flensburg & Leipzig] : Kortii xxxii 832 pp. [Date published 17 April] [706].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH HEM403 , Australia (as Nova Hollandia).
  • Cuspicona splendidula Distant, W.L. 1910. Rhynchotal notes. LII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 6: 369-386, 465-481, 585-603 [589].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , QLD.
  • Cuspicona leucospila 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. [387].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH , Australia.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Gross, G.F. & McDonald, F.J.D. 1994. Revision of Vitellus Stål and Avicenna Distant in Australia (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 33: 265-274 [270] (synonymy of Cuspicona leucospila and Cuspicona splendidula)

 

Distribution

States

Queensland, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Cooktown, Rockhampton, WA—Beverley Springs Station, Kimberley Research Station.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

Qld, WA: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Dampierland (DL), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Northern Kimberley (NK), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

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

 

General References

Distant, W.L. 1900. Rhynchotal notes. IV. Heteroptera: Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 5: 386-397, 420-435 [423]

Distant, W.L. 1910. Rhynchotal notes. LII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 6: 369-386, 465-481, 585-603 [589] (separate species)

Distant, W.L. 1910. Rhynchotal notes. LII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 6: 369-386, 465-481, 585-603 [589] (presenting alternative taxonomic arrangement Cuspicona leucospila as valid species)

Fabricius, J.C. 1781. Species insectorum, exhibentes eorum differentias specificas, synonyma auctorum, loca natalia, metamorphosin adiectis observationibus, descriptionibus. Hamburg et Kilonii : C. E. Bonn Vol. 1 viii + 552 pp. [Date published March 1781: Evenhuis 1997] [349] (description)

Fabricius, J.C. 1794. Entomologia Systematica emendata et acuta, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species adjectis synonimis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Tom. 1. Hafniae : Christ. Gottl. Proft. xx 330 pp. [104] (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. [143] (catalogue)

Zimsen, E. 1964. The Type Material of I.C. Fabricius. Copenhagen : Munksgaard 656 pp. [315] (type information)

 

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)
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