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Species Amyotea erythromelas (Walker, 1867)

  • Strachia erythromela Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 241-417. [339].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH, Kaissa, Indonesia.
  • Strachia praecipua Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 241-417. [339].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH sex unknown, Bacan, Indonesia (as Batchian).
  • Strachia pyrophila Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 241-417. [340].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH sex unknown, Bacan, Indonesia (as Batchian).
  • Asopus carnifex Vollenhoven, S.C.S. van 1868. Essai d'un Faune entomologique de l'Archipel indo-néerlandais. 3ème Monographie: famille des Pentatomides. Pt 1. La Haye : Martinus Nijhoff 49 pp. [12].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) RMNH , Ternate, Indonesia.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Thomas, D.B. 1994. Taxonomic synopsis of the Old World asopine genera (Pentatomidae: Heteroptera). Insecta Mundi 8(3–4): 145-212 [154]

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

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), 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, predator, terrestrial, tropical, volant.

 

General References

Distant, W.L. 1900. Rhynchotal notes. V. Heteroptera: Asopinae and Tessaratominae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 6: 55-64 [60] (description)

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. [23, 381] (catalogue)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [220, 221] (catalogue, separate species)

Schouteden, H. 1907. Heteroptera. Fam. Pentatomidae. Subfam. Asopinae (Amyoteinae). Genera Insectorum 52: 1-82 5 pls [54] (presenting alternative taxonomic arrangement as Amyotea malabaricus carnifex)

Schouteden, H. 1907. Heteroptera. Fam. Pentatomidae. Subfam. Asopinae (Amyoteinae). Genera Insectorum 52: 1-82 5 pls [54] (list, subspecific arrangement)

 

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