Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Austrotichus rugosus Gross, 1975

  • Austrotichus rugosus 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. [84].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA I20,400 , Port Lincoln, SA.
    Paratype(s) BMNH ; SAMA I20,401–I20,404, I20,600 4.




South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

VIC—Kiata, WA—Dedari, Perth, Ravensthorpe.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), Riverina (RIV), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Allocasuarina pusilla (Macklin) L.A.S.Johnson [CASUARINACEAE] Dwarf Sheoak; Allocasuarina humilis (Otto & A.Dietr.) L.A.S.Johnson [CASUARINACEAE] Dwarf Sheoak), litter, sap-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, volant.


General References

McDonald, F.J.D. & Cassis, G. 1984. Revision of the Australian Scutelleridae Leach (Hemiptera). Australian Journal of Zoology 32: 537-572 [544, 545 figs 17-22] (description, genitalia)


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