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Species Calliphara praslinia (Guérin, 1831)

  • Scutellera praslinia Guérin, F.É. 1831. Atlas. pls 1-21 Insectes. in Duperrey, L.I. (ed.). Voyage Autour du Monde, exécuté par ordre du Roi, sur la corvette de sa Majesté, La Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825, sous le minestère et conformément aux instructions de S.E.M. le Marquis de Clermont-Tonnerre, Ministre de la Marine; et publié sous les auspices de son Excellence Mgr le Cte de Chabrol, Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies. Paris : A. Bertrand Vol. 2 21 pls. [Date published 1830–1832] [pl. 11 fig. 3].
    Type data:
     Holotype MNHP, Port Praslin, New Ireland.
    Type locality references:
    Guérin-Méneville, F.É. 1838. Pt 2 Div. 1 ch. xii Insectes. pp. 57-302 in Duperrey, L.J. (ed.). Voyage Autour du Monde, Exécuté par Ordre du Roi, sur la Corvette de sa Majesté, La Coquille, Pendant les Années 1822, 1823, 1824, et 1825. Histoire Naturelle, Zoologie. Paris : Bertrand. [160].
  • Tetrarthria nigra 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. [23].
    Type data:
     Lectotype BMNH Hem. 469 , unknown locality.
    Paralectotype(s) whereabouts unknown.
    Subsequent designation references:
    Lyal, C.H.C. 1979. A review of the genus Calliphara Germar, 1839 (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae). Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 54: 149-181 [173].
  • Callidea ebenina 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. [39].
    Type data:
     Lectotype BMNH Hem. 470 , Vanuatu (as New Hebrides).
    Paralectotype(s) BMNH 3 specimens.
    Subsequent designation references:
    Lyal, C.H.C. 1979. A review of the genus Calliphara Germar, 1839 (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae). Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 54: 149-181 [173].
  • Calliphara nitidissima Schouteden, H. 1906. Pentatomides nouveaux ou peu connus de la faune indo-australienne. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique (Comptes-rendus) 50: 137-144 [138].
    Type data:
     Holotype IRSNB , Papua New Guinea (as Nouvelle-Guinée allemande).

 

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 [17] (synonymy of Callidea ebenina)
  • Schouteden, H. 1904. Heteroptera. Fam. Pentatomidae. Subfam. Scutellerinae. Genera Insectorum 24: 1-98 5 pls [32] (synonymy of Tetrarthria nigra, and alternative arrangement with Tetrarthria sobria Walker, 1867 in synonymy)
  • Lyal, C.H.C. 1979. A review of the genus Calliphara Germar, 1839 (Hemiptera: Scutelleridae). Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 54: 149-181 [173] (synonymy of Calliphara nitidssima)

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland


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), Burt Plain (BRT), Central Arnhem (CA), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Finke (FIN), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Coastal (GUC), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

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

 

General References

Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes—Heteroptera: Scutellerinae and Graphosomatinae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 29-52 [37] (incorrect subsequent spelling as Calliphara praslinea)

Dupuis, C. 1952. Priorité de quelques noms d'Hétéroptères de Guérin-Ménéville (1831). Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 77: 447-454 [451] (Guérin type data)

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. [297] (catalogue)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [24] (catalogue)

Stål, C. 1866. Analecta hemipterologica. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 10: 151-172 [152] (incorrect subsequent spelling as Calliphara praslinea)

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 [17] (incorrect subsequent spelling as Calliphara praslinea, Vanautu)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
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