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Species Platycoris bipunctatus Guérin, 1831

  • Platycoris bipunctatus Guérin, F.É. 1831. Atlas. pls 1-21 Insectes. in Duperrey, L.I. (ed.). Voyage Autour du Monde, exécuté par ordre du Roi, sur la corvette de sa Majesté, La Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825, sous le minestère et conformément aux instructions de S.E.M. le Marquis de Clermont-Tonnerre, Ministre de la Marine; et publié sous les auspices de son Excellence Mgr le Cte de Chabrol, Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies. Paris : A. Bertrand Vol. 2 21 pls. [Date published 1830–1832] [pl. 12 fig. 3].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Port Jackson, Sydney, NSW (as Port-Jackson, Nouvelle Hollande).
    Type locality references:
    Guérin-Méneville, F.É. 1838. Pt 2 Div. 1 ch. xii Insectes. pp. 57-302 in Duperrey, L.J. (ed.). Voyage Autour du Monde, Exécuté par Ordre du Roi, sur la Corvette de sa Majesté, La Coquille, Pendant les Années 1822, 1823, 1824, et 1825. Histoire Naturelle, Zoologie. Paris : Bertrand. [170].
  • Pentatoma bufo Westwood, J.O. 1837. A Catalogue of Hemiptera in the Collection of the Rev. F.W. Hope and Descriptions of the new Species of Scutelleridae. Part I. London : J.C. Bridgewater 46 pp. [44].
    Type data:
     Holotype OUM Hem. 250 , Australia (as Nova Hollandia).

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Dallas, W.S. 1851. List of the Specimens of Hemipterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. London : Richard Taylor Part 1 368 pp. XI pls. [162]

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Brisbane, Buderim, Bunya Mountains, Cunningham's Gap, Monteville, Mt Tamborine, Rockhampton Plain, Samford, Tooloom, NSW—Blue Mountains, Cundletown, Dorrigo, Royal National Park, Sydney, TAS—Bass Strait Ils, Mole Creek, SA—Kangaroo Is., Mount Lofty, Mylor.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), NSW North Coast (NNC), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Eucalyptus sp. [MYRTACEAE] Gum Tree), sap-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, under bark.

 

General References

Dupuis, C. 1952. Priorité de quelques noms d'Hétéroptères de Guérin-Ménéville (1831). Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 77: 447-454 [449, 451] (Guérin type data)

Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [341, fig. 143] (description, habitus)

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. [186] (catalogue)

McDonald, F.J.D. 1995. Revision of Hypogomphus Spinola in Australia (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 34: 169-176 [169] (description, distribution, incorrect citation of Hypogomphus bufo (Westwood) as valid name)

Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 1-240. [198] (list, QLD)

 

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