Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Genus Peltocopta Bergroth, 1904

  • Peltocopta Bergroth, E. 1904. Ueber die systematische Stellung der Gattung Megaedoeum Karsch. Wiener Entomologische Zeitung 23: 37-40 [40] [nom. nov. for Coptopelta Bergroth, 1895].
  • Coptopelta Bergroth, E. 1895. Contributions to a knowledge of the Rhynchota of Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria ns 7: 287-302 [290] [junior homonym of Coptopelta Hende, 1880 (Reptilia)].
    Type species:
     Coptopelta crassiventris Bergroth, 1895 by monotypy.
  • Chinatessa 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 [66].
    Type species:
     Chinatessa natalicoloides Leston, 1955 by original designation.


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]




New South Wales, Queensland

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


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)

General References

Bergroth, E. 1908. Enumeratio Pentatomidarum post Catalogum bruxellensem descriptarum. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 15: 131-200 [184] (list)

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)

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] (description)


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