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Species Peltocopta crassiventris (Bergroth, 1895)

  • Coptopelta crassiventris Bergroth, E. 1895. Contributions to a knowledge of the Rhynchota of Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria ns 7: 287-302 [291].
    Type data:
     Holotype NMV , QLD.
  • Chinatessa natacoloides Leston, D. & Scudder, G.G.E. 1957. The taxonomy of the bronze orange-bug and related Australian Oncomerinae (Hemiptera: Tessaratomidae). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 12 10: 439-448 [442].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH 1953-629 (ex Buchanan-White coll.) , NE Australia (as N.E. Austral.).

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Leston, D. & Scudder, G.G.E. 1957. The taxonomy of the bronze orange-bug and related Australian Oncomerinae (Hemiptera: Tessaratomidae). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 12 10: 439-448 [442]

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

NSW—Richmond River, Surfers Paradise, Wardell.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, 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), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Diurnal, folivore, herbivore (associated flora: Mallotus discolor F.Muell. ex Benth. [EUPHORBIACEAE]), 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. [353] (catalogue)

Kumar, R. 1964. On the structure and function of the so called ejaculatory reservoir in Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 75: 51-65 [63 figs] (morphology)

Kumar, R. 1969. Morphology and relationships of the Pentatomoidea (Heteroptera) IV. Oncomerinae (Tessaratomidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 17: 553-606 [555, 557, 559, 560, 562, 569, 572, 597-600 figs 4, 14, 40-4] (biology, larva)

Rolston, L.H., Aalbu, R.L., Murray, M.J. & Rider, D.A. 1993. A catalog of the Tessaratomidae of the world. Papua New Guinea Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 36: 36-108 [50] (catalogue)

Sinclair, D.P. 2000. A generic revision of the Oncomerinae (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea: Tessaratomidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 46: 307-329 [320] (list)

 

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