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Species Testrica antica Walker, 1867

  • Testrica antica Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 1-240. [70].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Adelaide, SA.

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Stanthorpe, SA—Adelaide, Billeroo Waterhole, Boolcoomata Station, Kudriemitchie Outstation, Vokes Hill Corner.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Nullarbor (NUL), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Victorian Midlands (VM), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, arid, herbivore (associated flora: Duboisia hopwoodii (F.Muell.) F.Muell. [SOLANACEAE] Pituri), sap-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, volant.

 

General References

Gross, G.F. 1975. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 1 250 pp., 3 colour pls. [133 fig. 40] (description, habitus)

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. [227] (catalogue)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [55] (catalogue)

Musgrave, A. 1930. Contributions to the knowledge of Australian Hemiptera. No. II. A revision of the subfamily Graphosomatinae (Family Pentatomidae). Records of the Australian Museum 17: 317-341 pls LII-LIV [329] (description, distribution)

Schouteden, H. 1905. Heteroptera. Fam. Pentatomidae. Subfam. Graphosomatinae. Genera Insectorum 30: 1-46 3 pls [26]

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 [32] (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)
15-Aug-2012 15-Aug-2012 MODIFIED
06-Jun-2012 MODIFIED