Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory

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Species Vitellus forficuloides (Walker, 1867)

  • Cuspicona forficuloides 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. [379].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH, Vanuatu (as ?New Hebrides).
  • Vitellus bovillus Distant, W.L. 1910. Rhynchotal notes. LII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 6: 369-386, 465-481, 585-603 [593].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH , QLD.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Gross, G.F. & McDonald, F.J.D. 1994. Revision of Vitellus Stål and Avicenna Distant in Australia (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 33: 265-274 [269]

 

Distribution

States

Queensland


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

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

 

General References

Distant, W.L. 1900. Rhynchotal notes. IV. Heteroptera: Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 5: 386-397, 420-435 [424] (description)

Gross, G.F. & McDonald, F.J.D. 1994. Revision of Vitellus Stål and Avicenna Distant in Australia (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 33: 265-274 [269] (description)

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. [144] (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)
15-Aug-2012 15-Aug-2012 MODIFIED
06-Jun-2012 MODIFIED