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Species Cephaloplatus (Melanoplatus) minor Distant, 1910

  • Cephaloplatus minor Distant, W.L. 1910. Rhynchotal notes. LII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 6: 369-386, 465-481, 585-603 [474].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Peak Downs, QLD.

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Clermont, Flinders Is., Gin Gin, Gladstone, Mt Carbine, Mutchilba, WA—Derby, NT—Horn Islet.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld, WA: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Dampierland (DL), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Northern Kimberley (NK), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore, sap-feeder, terrestrial, tropical, volant.

 

General References

Gross, G.F. 1970. A revision of the Australian pentatomid bugs of the genus Cephaloplatus White (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae). Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 16: 1-58 [8] (description, as Cephaloplatus (Melanoplatus) minor)

 

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