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Genus Plisthenes Stål, 1865

  • Plisthenes Stål, C. 1865. Hemiptera Africana. Holmiae : Norstedtiana Vol. 1 iv 256 pp. [224].
    Type species:
     Tessaratoma dilatatum Montrouzier, 1855 by subsequent designation, see Stål, C. 1866. Analecta hemipterologica. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 10: 151-172 [157].
  • Merocoris Burmeister, H.C.C. 1834. Mémoire sur la division naturelle des Punaises terestres, considérées surtout relativement à la structure des antennes. Silbermann's Revue. Entomologique 2: 1-26 [19] [junior homonym of Merocoris Perty, 1833 (Hemiptera)].
    Type species:
     Cimex merianae Fabricius, 1775 by original designation.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Stål, C. 1870. Enumeratio Hemipterorum. Bidrag till en förteckning öfver aller hittills kända Hemiptera, jemte systematiska meddelanden. 1. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar, Stockholm 9(1): 1-232 [63]

 

Excluded Taxa

TESSARATOMIDAE: Plisthenes merianae (Fabicius, 1775) — 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 [448] (based on misidentification of Plisthenes australis)

 

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)

Distribution References

  • Blöte, H.C. 1945. Catalogue of the Pentatomidae in the Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie. Part I: Tessaratominae, Urolabidinae. Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 25: 285-316 [291]
  • 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. [347]
  • 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 [53-54]

General References

Agassiz, J.L.R. 1846. Nomenclatoris Zoologici, continens nomina systematica generum Animalum tam viventium quam Fossilium, secundum ordinem alphabeticum unicum disposita, adjectis homonymis planatum. Index Universalis. II. Soloduri : Jent & Grassman 393 pp. [12] (list)

Distant, W.L. 1914. Report on the Rhynchota collected by the Wollaston Expedition in Dutch New Guinea. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 20: 335-360 pl. XXXIV [338] (distribution)

Horváth, G. 1900. Analecta ad cognitionem Tessaratominorum. Természetrajzi Füzetek 23: 339-374 [341, 359-360] (key, 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. [347] (catalogue)

Leston, D. 1955. A key to the genera of Oncomerini Stål (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae, Tessaratominae), with the description of a new genus and species from Australia and new synonymy. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London B 24: 62-68 [64] (key)

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] (key)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [224] (catalogue)

Miller, N.C.E. 1956. The Biology of the Heteroptera. London : Leonard Hill Ltd x 162 pp. [45] (note)

Sinclair, D.P. 2000. A generic revision of the Oncomerinae (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea: Tessaratomidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 46: 307-329 [322] (description)

Stål, C. 1865. Hemiptera Africana. Holmiae : Norstedtiana Vol. 1 iv 256 pp. [224] (key)

Walker, F. 1868. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part III. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 419-599. [475] (list)

 

History of changes

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