Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory

Museums

Regional Maps

Subspecies Elasmostethus ligatus placidus (Walker, 1867)

  • Acanthosoma placida 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. [397].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH ?2 (one female seen), Adelaide, SA.
  • Stictocarenus obtusus Reuter, O.M. 1881. Acanthosomina et Urolabidina nova et minus cognita. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 25: 67-86 [79].
    Type data:
     Holotype UZMH sex unknown (depository uncertain), Adelaide, SA (as Adelaide, Australia).

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Cassis, G. & Gross, G.F. 2002. Hemiptera: Heteroptera (Pentatomomorpha). in Houston, W.W.K. & Wells, A. Zoological Catalogue of Australia Vol. 27.3B. Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing, Australia. xiv 737 pp. [364, 647] (new synonymy and nov. comb. as Elasmostethus ligatus placidus)

 

Distribution

States

South Australia


Extra Distribution Information

SA—Dingley Dell, Ewens Ponds, Henley Beach, Kingston, Normanville.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

SA: Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP)

Ecological Descriptors

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

 

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. [175] (catalogue, separate species)

 

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