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Species Macrocarenoides scutellatus (Distant, 1899)

  • Macrocarenus scutellatus Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes—Heteroptera: Scutellerinae and Graphosomatinae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 29-52 [46].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Hem. 610 , Peak Downs, QLD (as Peak Downs, Australia).

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Birdsville district, Boulia, Garyndah, Longreach, Winton, NSW—Nyngan, SA—Arkaroola, Athelstone, Canniwaulkaninna Dune, Danggali Conservation Park, Everard Ranges, Great Victoria Desert, Innamincka, Klemzig, Koonamore, Maralinga, Musgrave Ranges, Ooldea, Parachilna, Simpson desert, Strzelecki Desert, Warburton Creek, Yumbarra Conservation Park, WA—Fraser Range, Wootamel District.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Kanmantoo (KAN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Murchison (MUR), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), NSW North Coast (NNC), Nullarbor (NUL), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, arid, herbivore (associated flora: Eremophila freelingii F.Muell. [SCROPHULARIACEAE] Stony Poverty Bush; Eragrostis sp. [POACEAE]; Salsola kali L. [CHENOPODIACEAE]), sap-feeder, subtropical, temperate, terrestrial, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Found in bustard gut.

 

General References

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. [273] (catalogue)

 

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