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Species Coleotichus artensis (Montrouzier, 1858)

  • Scutellera artensis Montrouzier, P. 1858. Description de quelques Hémiptères de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Annales de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon ns 5: 243-260 [259].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Hem. 365 , New Caledonia (as Nouvellé-Calédonie).
    Paratype(s) BMNH .
  • Coleotichus marginatus Signoret, V. 1861. [Descriptions]. 59-74 in Montrouzier, P. Essai sur la faune entomologique de le Nouvelle-Calédonie (Balade). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 4 1: 59-74 [59].
    Type data:
     Holotype MNHP, New Caledonia (as Nouvelle-Calédonie).
  • Coleotichus sordidus 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. [1].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Hem. 368 , Isle of Pines.
  • Coleotichus nigrovarius 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. [2].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Hem. 367 sex unknown, Ovalau, Fiji.
  • Coleotichus testaceus 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. [2].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH 2 specimens, Moreton Bay, Qld; New Caledonia.
  • Coleotichus discrepans 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. [2].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Hem. 366 , Moreton Bay, Qld.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Stål, C. 1874. Enumeratio Hemipterorum. Bidrag till en förteckning öfver aller hittills kända Hemiptera, jemte systematiska meddelanden. 4. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar, Stockholm 12(1): 1-186 [4] (synonymy of Coleotichus marginatus Signoret and Coleotichus testaceus Walker)
  • McDonald, F.J.D. & Cassis, G. 1984. Revision of the Australian Scutelleridae Leach (Hemiptera). Australian Journal of Zoology 32: 537-572 [542] (synonymy of Coleotichus sordidus Walker, Coleotichus nigrovarius Walker and Coleotichus discrepans Walker)

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa and Vanuatu


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Distribution References

  • Cassis, G. & Vanags, L. 2006. Jewel Bugs of Australia (Insecta: Heteroptera: Scutelleridae). Denisia Neue Serie 50: 275-398 [311]

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, diurnal, folivore, herbivore (associated flora: Alphitonia excelsa (A.Cunn. ex Fenzl) Benth. [RHAMNACEAE] Red Ash), sap-feeder, terrestrial, volant.

 

General References

Cassis, G. & Vanags, L. 2006. Jewel Bugs of Australia (Insecta: Heteroptera: Scutelleridae). Denisia Neue Serie 50: 275-398 [310] (redescription)

China, W.E. 1930. Insects of Samoa and other Samoan terrestrial Arthropoda. Part II. Fasc. 3. Hemiptera-Heteroptera. Insects of Samoa and Other Samoan Terrestrial Arthropoda 2(3): 81-162 [91] (Samoa)

Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes—Heteroptera: Scutellerinae and Graphosomatinae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 29-52 [49] (description)

Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes—Heteroptera: Scutellerinae and Graphosomatinae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 29-52 [50] (presenting alternative taxonomic arrangement Coleotichus sordidus as junior synonym of Coleotichus fuscus Vollenhoven, 1863)

Distant, W.L. 1920. Rhynchota from New Caledonia. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 9 6: 143-164 [143] (New Caledonia)

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. [313-314] (catalogue, separate species)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [15] (catalogue, separate species)

McDonald, F.J.D. 1961. A comparative study of the male genitalia of Queensland Scutellerinae Leach (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). University of Queensland Papers, Department of Entomology 1: 173-186 [179 figs 24-28] (male genitalia)

McDonald, F.J.D. 1963. A comparative study of the female genitalia of Queensland Scutellerinae Leach (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). University of Queensland Papers, Department of Entomology 1: 229-236 [233 figs 15-16] (female genitalia)

McDonald, F.J.D. 1963. Morphology of the male genitalia of five Queensland Scutellerinae (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Queensland 2: 24-30 [30] (male genitalia)

Schouteden, H. 1904. Heteroptera. Fam. Pentatomidae. Subfam. Scutellerinae. Genera Insectorum 24: 1-98 5 pls [6] (list, separate species)

Schouteden, H. 1905. Monographie du genre Coleotichus. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici (Zoologica) 3: 317-361 2 pls [355, 336, 339, 358, pl. 9 fig. 8] (description, separate species)

Schouteden, H. 1907. Les types d'Hémiptères de Montrouzier. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique (Comptes-rendus) 51: 106-118 [107] (Montrouzier type)

Smith, R.M. 1978. The defensive secretion of the bugs Lamprophara bifasciata, Adrisa numeensis and Tectocoris diophthalmus from Fiji. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 5: 821-822 (defensive secretion, as Coleotichus sordidus)

Van Duzee, E.P. 1905. Notes on Australian Pentatomidae, with descriptions of a few new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21: 187-214 [188] (description)

 

History of changes

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