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Species Oncocoris desertus Bergroth, 1916

  • Oncocoris desertus 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 [19].
    Type data:
     Lectotype UZMH , Illamurta, James Range, NT (as Illamurta, James Range, Central Australia).
    Paralectotype(s) whereabouts unknown.
    Subsequent designation references:
    Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [390].

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Cloncurry, Cunnamulla, Mt Isa, Windorah, SA—Abminga Waterhole, Clifton Hills, Crown Point Station, Everard Park Station, Flinders Range, Madigan Gulf, Mt Serle, Paney Station, Yelpawaralinna Waterhole, Yumbarra National Park, WA—Blackstone Range, Derby, Pilbara, Warburton, NT—Andado Station, Armstrong Creek, Cave Hill region, Centre of Australia marker, Hatches Creek, Illamurta Spring Conservation Park.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld, SA, WA: Burt Plain (BRT), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Plains (GUP), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Kanmantoo (KAN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Murchison (MUR), Nullarbor (NUL), Pilbara (PIL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore, sap-feeder, subtropical, temperate, terrestrial, tropical, 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. [386] (description)

McDonald, F.J.D. & Edwards, P.B. 1978. Revision of the genus Oncocoris Mayr (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 1978(62): 1-53 [5] (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