Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Adrisa punctulata (Dallas, 1851)

  • Acatalectus punctulatus 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. [123].
    Type data:
     Lectotype BMNH , Australia (as New Holland).
    Subsequent designation references:
    Lis, J.A. 1996. A review of burrower bugs of the Australian Region, with a discussion on the distribution of the genera (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 7(2): 177-238 [199].




South Australia

Extra Distribution Information

No exact locality known.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


SA: Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Central Ranges (CR), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), Nullarbor (NUL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP)

Ecological Descriptors

Burrower, ground dweller, litter, root-feeder, terrestrial, volant.


General References

Dohrn, A. 1859. Catalogus Hemipterorum. Herausgegeben von dem Entomologischen verein zu Stettin. Stettin : Herrcke & Lebeling ii 112 pp. [9] (list)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [65] (catalogue)

Lis, J.A. 1995. A synonymic list of burrower bugs of the Australian Region (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 6(2): 137-149 [141] (list)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [184] (catalogue)

Signoret, V. 1881. Révision du groupe des Cydnides de la famille des Pentatomides—deuxième partie. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 6 1: 193-218 [214 pl. 8 fig. 36] (description, incorrect subsequent spelling as Adrisa punctata)

Signoret, V. 1881. Revue des Cydnides contenus dans la Collection du Musée Civique d'Histoire naturelle de Gênes. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Genova 16: 621-657 [623] (incorrect subsequent spelling as Adrisa punctata)

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. [165] (list, SA)


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)
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