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Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Duadicus pallidus Dallas, 1851

  • Duadicus pallidus 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. [294].
    Type data:
     Lectotype BMNH , Australia (as New Holland).
    Paralectotype(s) whereabouts unknown sex unknown.
    Subsequent designation references:
    Kumar, R. 1974. A revision of world Acanthosomatidae (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae): keys to and descriptions of subfamilies, tribes and genera, with designation of types. Australian Journal of Zoology Supplementary Series 34: 1-60 [40].




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

VIC—Kiata, Mt Rosea, Newmerella, Port Campbell, TAS—Burnie, Launceston, Strahan, Ulverston, SA—Athelstone, Belair, Blackwood, Coorong National Park, Fairview Wildlife Reserve, Kangaroo Is., Lucindale, Lobethal, Mt Gambier, Mt Lofty, Murray Bridge, Mylor, Naracoorte, Picanninie Ponds, Port Lincoln, Tanunda, Tee Tree Gully, Victor Harbour, Williamstown, WA—Kuleba, Yallingup, Yelverton.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, SA, Tas, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), 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), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, diurnal, folivore, herbivore (associated flora: Jacksonia horrida DC. [FABACEAE]; Melaleuca sapientes Craven [MYRTACEAE]; Allocasuarina muelleriana (Miq.) L.A.S.Johnson [CASUARINACEAE]; Leptospermum coriaceum (F.Muell. ex Miq.) Cheel [MYRTACEAE] Green Tea-tree; Leptospermum myrsinoides Schltdl. [MYRTACEAE]; Melaleuca muelleriana (Miq.) L.Johnson [MYRTACEAE]), sap-feeder, terrestrial, volant.

Associated Flora References

Wang, X-.J., Liu, G-.Q. & Cassis, G. 2013. Systematic study of Duadicus Dallas, 1851 (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Acanthosomatidae: Blaudusinae: Blaudusini), including the description of a new species from Western Australia. Austral Entomology 53(1) [Date published 13 December 2013: DOI: 10.1111/aen.12046; printed in Austral Entomology 53(1): 42-52, February 2014] [52] (Melaleuca sapientes; Jacksonia horrida)


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. [169] (catalogue)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [251] (catalogue)

Stål, C. 1876. Enumeratio Hemipterorum. Bidrag till en förteckning öfver aller hittills kända Hemiptera, jemte systematiska meddelanden. 5. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar, Stockholm 14(4): 1-162 [112] (list)

Van Duzee, E.P. 1905. Notes on Australian Pentatomidae, with descriptions of a few new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21: 187-214 [212] (colour variation)

Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 241-417. [376] (list)


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-Feb-2014 Duadicus Dallas, 1851 02-Apr-2014 MODIFIED Dr Federica Turco (QM)
15-Aug-2012 02-Apr-2014 MODIFIED
02-Apr-2014 MODIFIED