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Species Poecilometis armatus (Fabricius, 1775)

  • Cimex armatus 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] [702].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH 2, Australia (as nova Hollandia).
  • Cimex tibialis Thunberg, C.P. 1783. Dissertatio Entomologica novas insectorum species, sistens, cujus partem secundum, cons exper. facult. med. upsal., publice ventilandam exhibent. Upsaliae : J. Edman Pt 2 pp. 29-52 pl. 2. [43 fig 58].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) ZIUU (depository uncertain), Australia (as nova Hollandia).
  • Poecilometis ruficornis 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. [208].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Keppel Is., QLD.
    Type locality references:
    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 [111].

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • 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. [172] (synonymy of Cimex tibialis)
  • Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes. III. Heteroptera: Discocephalinae and Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 421-445 [425, 444] (synonymy of Poecilometis ruficornis)

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Atherton Tablelands, Brisbane, Cooloola National Park, Crows Nest, Iron Range, Rockhampton, West Normanby River, NT—Arnhem Land, Darwin, Melville Is.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore, open forest, open heath, sap-feeder, subtropical, terrestrial, tropical, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Collected in Banksia-dominated open forest.

 

General References

Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes. III. Heteroptera: Discocephalinae and Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 421-445 [425] (list)

Distant, W.L. 1910. Rhynchotal notes. LII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 6: 369-386, 465-481, 585-603 [377] (presenting alternative taxonomic arrangement Poecilometis calidus (Walker, 1867) as junior synonym)

Dohrn, A. 1859. Catalogus Hemipterorum. Herausgegeben von dem Entomologischen verein zu Stettin. Stettin : Herrcke & Lebeling ii 112 pp. [12] (list)

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] [346] (description)

Fabricius, J.C. 1787. Mantissa Insectorum sistens eorum species nuper detectas adiectis characteribus genericus, differentiis specificis, emendationibus, observationibus. Hafniae : Christ. Gottl. Proft. Vol. 1 xx 348 pp. [284] (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. [97] (description)

Fabricius, J.C. 1803. Systema Rhyngotorum secundum ordines, genera, species adiectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Brunsvigae : Carolum Reichard x 314 pp. emmendanda. [158] (description)

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 [109] (description)

Horváth, G. 1900. Hemiptera. in Semon, R. Zoologische Forschungsreisen in Australien und dem Malayischen Archipel. Denkschriften der Medizinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 8: 629-642 [631] (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. [188] (catalogue)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [95, 96] (catalogue, separate species)

Mayr, G. 1866. Hemiptera. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wällerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. I. Abtheilung. B. Wien : Karl Gerold's Sohn 1-204 pls I-V. [36]

Musgrave, A. 1954. The insects of Captain Cook's Expedition. Pt II. Australian Museum Magazine 11: 265-269 [267]

Schmeltz, J.D.E. 1874. Catalog der zum Verkauf stehenden Doubletten aus den naturhistorischen Expedition der Herren Joh. Hamburg : Ges. Godeffroy & Sohn Vol. 5 xxxvi 215 pp. [63]

Stål, C. 1876. Enumeratio Hemipterorum. Bidrag till en förteckning öfver aller hittills kända Hemiptera, jemte systematiska meddelanden. 5. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar, Stockholm 14(4): 1-162 [40] (list, QLD)

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 [194, 197] (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. [208, 212] (list, separate species)

 

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