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Species Agonosoma trilineatum (Fabricius, 1781)

  • Cimex trilineatus Fabricius, J.C. 1781. Species insectorum, exhibentes eorum differentias specificas, synonyma auctorum, loca natalia, metamorphosin adiectis observationibus, descriptionibus. Hamburg et Kilonii : C. E. Bonn Vol. 1 viii + 552 pp. [Date published March 1781: Evenhuis 1997] [341].
  • Cimex sexpunctatus Fabricius, J.C. 1781. Species insectorum, exhibentes eorum differentias specificas, synonyma auctorum, loca natalia, metamorphosin adiectis observationibus, descriptionibus. Hamburg et Kilonii : C. E. Bonn Vol. 1 viii + 552 pp. [Date published March 1781: Evenhuis 1997] [339].
  • Cimex trivittatus Panzer, G.W.F. 1798. Faunae insectorum germanicae initia oder Deutschlands Insecten. Nuremberg : Felssecker Pt 51 60-67 pls 17-24. [111].
  • Pachycoris virgatus Germar, E.F. 1839. Ueber die Elateriden mit häutigen Anhängen der Tarsenglieder. Zeitschrift für Entomologie (Germar) 1: 193-236 [102].
  • Pachycoris bigatus.
  • Agonosoma reichei Spinola, M. 1837. Essai sur les insectes hémiptères, rhyngotes, ou hetéroptères. Paris : J.B. Baillière pp. 1-383. [361].
  • Agonosoma quadriguttatum Signoret, V. 1851. Description de nouvelles espèces d'Hémiptères nouveaux ou peu connus. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 2 9: 329-348 [330].
  • Agonosoma flavipes 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. [42].

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Schouteden, H. 1904. Hetreroptera Fam. Pnetatomidae Subfam. Scutellerinae. Genera Insectorum 24: 1-98, 5 pls. [68] (Cimex trivittatus, Agonosoma reichei, Pachycoris virgatus, Pachycoris bigatus, Agonosoma flavipes & Agonosoma quadriguttatum synonymised)
  • Paleari, L.M. 1992. Revisao do genero Agonosoma Laporte, 1832 (Hemiptera, Scutelleridae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 36(3): 505-520 [513] (Cimex sexpunctatus synonymised)

 

Generic Combinations

  • Agonosoma trilineatum (Fabricius, 1781).

 

Distribution

States

Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

Native to the Neotropical region; Panama, Colombia, Venezuella, Surinam, Grenada and Trinidad


Distribution References

  • Paleari, L.M. 1992. Revisao do genero Agonosoma Laporte, 1832 (Hemiptera, Scutelleridae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 36(3): 505-520

Ecological Descriptors

Herbivore (associated flora: Jatropha gossypifolia L. [EUPHORBIACEAE] (biological agent)), volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Sexually dimorphic; biocontrol agent

 

General References

Cassis, G. & Vanags, L. 2006. Jewel Bugs of Australia (Insecta: Heteroptera: Scutelleridae). Denisia Neue Serie 50: 275-398 [330] (introduced to Australia to control Jatropha gossypifolia)

 

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