Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Calliphara nobilis (Linnaeus, 1763)

Generic Combinations

  • Calliphara nobilis (Linnaeus, 1763).




Northern Territory

Extra Distribution Information

Darwin district; Broadly distributed in southeast Asia from China (including Taiwan) and Burma in the north, and through Indo-Malaysian peninsula, as well as the Philippines and New Guinea.

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Herbivore (associated flora: Macaranga tanarius (L.) Mull.Arg. [EUPHORBIACEAE] Blush Macaranga (??); Xanthium strumarium L. [ASTERACEAE] (West Pakistan); Acer oblongum Wall. [SAPINDACEAE] (Japan); Rhizophora sp. [RHIZOPHORACEAE] (Singapore); Exoecaria agallocha L. [EUPHORBIACEAE] (Singapore)).


General References

Cassis, G. & Vanags, L. 2006. Jewel Bugs of Australia (Insecta: Heteroptera: Scutelleridae). Denisia Neue Serie 50: 275-398 [342] (nomenclatorial history)


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)
04-Oct-2010 ADDED