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Species Poecilometis horni (Bergroth, 1916)

  • Eumecopus horni 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 [22].
    Type data:
     Lectotype UZMH , Alice Springs, NT.
    Subsequent designation 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 [119].

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Birdsville, Cunnamulla, WA—Meekatharra-Billiluna Pool, NT—Devil's Marbles, Hermannsburg.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld, SA, WA: Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), Nullarbor (NUL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, arid, herbivore, sap-feeder, subtropical, terrestrial, 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. [330] (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