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Species Poecilometis politus Gross, 1972

  • Poecilometis politus 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 [61].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Adelaide River, NT.
    Paratype(s) BMNH ; SAMA I20,588–I20,599 .

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory


Extra Distribution Information

Known only from type locality.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Central Arnhem (CA), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB)

Ecological Descriptors

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

 

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