Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Alcaeus hermannsburgi (Distant, 1910)

  • Muritha hermannsburgi Distant, W.L. 1910. Rhynchotal notes. LII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 6: 369-386, 465-481, 585-603 [373].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Hermannsburg, NT (as Hermannsburg, Centr. Australia).




Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Cunnamulla, SA—Athelstone, Everard Ranges, Lake Eyre, Lake Torrens, Oodnadatta, WA—Bullsbrook, Gill Pinnacle, Meadow Station, Yalgoo, Yalingrup, NT—Bitter Spring Creek, Crown Point, Devil's Marbles, Newcastle Waters, Tennant Creek.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NT, Qld, SA, WA: Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Murchison (MUR), Nullarbor (NUL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tanami (TAN), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Acacia sp. [FABACEAE] Wattle; Cassia artemisioides Gaudich. [CAESALPINIACEAE]; Cassia sp. [CAESALPINIACEAE]), sap-feeder, subtropical, temperate, terrestrial, tropical, volant.


General References

Bergroth, E. 1916. Heteropterous Hemiptera collected by Professor W. Baldwin Spencer during the Horn Expedition into Central Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria ns 29: 19-39 [20] (distribution)

Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [273, 276 fig. 109] (key, description, habitus)

Leston, D. 1957. Australasian Halyinae (Hem., Pentatomidae): new synonymy. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 93: 188 [188] (note)


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)
06-Nov-2013 Pentatominae 06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
15-Aug-2012 06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED