Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Cuspicona eremophilae Gross, 1975

  • Cuspicona eremophilae Gross, G.F. 1975. A revision of the Pentatomidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of the Rhynchocoris group from Australia and adjacent areas. Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 17: 51-167 [99, fig. 24].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA I20,700 , Arkaroola homestead, SA.
    Paratype(s) AM ; ANIC ; CAS 2 ; NMV ; SAMA I20,701, I20,706–I20,717, I20,790 7 5; QM T7331.




Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Cunnamulla, Thargomindah, SA—Arkaroola, Aroona Dam, Brachina Gorge, Clifton Hills, Coopers Creek, Great Victoria Desert, Kalumurina Waterhole, Lake Callabonna, Levi Creek, Mt Eyre, New Peake Homestead, Tallaringa Well, Vokes Hill district, NT—Alice Springs, Standley Chasm, WA—Walga Rock.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NT, Qld, SA, WA: Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Burt Plain (BRT), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Kanmantoo (KAN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), Nullarbor (NUL), Pilbara (PIL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Tanami (TAN), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, nocturnal, sap-feeder (associated flora: Eremophila freelingii F.Muell. [SCROPHULARIACEAE] Stony Poverty Bush), subtropical, temperate, 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. [468, 471 fig. 213] (key, description, habitus)


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