Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Musgraveia antennatus (Distant, 1880)

  • Oncoscelis antennatus Distant, W.L. 1880. Notes on exotic Rhynchota, with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1880: 147-153 pl. V [150].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Torres Strait Ils (as Torres Straits).





Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Cairns, Cape York, Torres Strait Ils (Banks Is.).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), NSW North Coast (NNC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Other Regions

Torres Strait Islands terrestrial, marine & freshwater

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, diurnal, folivore, herbivore (associated flora: Citrus aurantifolia Swingle [RUTACEAE] Lime), sap-feeder, terrestrial, volant.


General References

Kumar, R. 1969. Morphology and relationships of the Pentatomoidea (Heteroptera) IV. Oncomerinae (Tessaratomidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 17: 553-606 [562, 569, 601 figs 29-31, 81] (morphology)

Rolston, L.H., Aalbu, R.L., Murray, M.J. & Rider, D.A. 1993. A catalog of the Tessaratomidae of the world. Papua New Guinea Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 36: 36-108 [47] (catalogue)

Sinclair, D.P. 2000. A generic revision of the Oncomerinae (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea: Tessaratomidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 46: 307-329 [316] (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 11-Jan-2013 MODIFIED
11-Jan-2013 MODIFIED