Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Coptosoma frontata Montandon, 1894

  • Coptosoma frontata Montandon, A.L. 1894. Nouvelles espèces du genre Coptosoma d'Australie et de Nouvelle Guinée appartenant aux collections du Musée civique de Gênes. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Genova 34: 413-427 [421].
    Type data:
     Holotype MCG , Doeitlum, Northeast New Guinea.





Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Cairns district, Clermont, Magnetic Island, Rockhampton, Torres Strait Ils (Yama Is.), NT—Daly River, Darwin.

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, folivore, herbivore, sap-feeder, terrestrial, volant.


General References

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. [332] (catalogue)

McDonald, F.J.D. 1970. The morphology of Lestonia haustorifera China (Heteroptera: Lestoniidae). Journal of Natural History 4: 413-417 [416] (morphology)

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 [187] (QLD)


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