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Species Calliphara nobilis (Linnaeus, 1763)

  • Cimex nobilis Linnaeus, C. 1763. Centuria Insectorum, Quam, Praesidae D.D. Car. von Linne, Proposuit Boas Johansson, Calmariensis. pp. 384–415 in Linnaeus, C. Amoenitates Academicae; seu Dissertations variae, physicae, medicae, botanicae, Antehac seorsim editae, nunc collectae and auctae. Paris. Vol. 6. [17].
  • Cimex pustulatus Panzer, G.W.F. 1798. Faunae insectorum germanicae initia oder Deutschlands Insecten. Nuremberg : Felssecker Pt 51 60-67 pls 17-24. [111].
  • Scutellera buquetti Guérin-Méneville, F. E. 1839. Satyrus Latreille and Procris. Magasin de Zoologie (Paris) 2 1: 2 fig. 4 [159].

 

Generic Combinations

  • Calliphara nobilis (Linnaeus, 1763).

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory


Extra Distribution Information

Darwin district; Broadly distributed in southeast Asia from China (including Taiwan) and Burma in the north, and through Indo-Malaysian peninsula, as well as the Philippines and New Guinea.


Distribution References

  • Cassis, G. & Vanags, L. 2006. Jewel Bugs of Australia (Insecta: Heteroptera: Scutelleridae). Denisia Neue Serie 50: 275-398

Ecological Descriptors

Herbivore (associated flora: Macaranga tanarius (L.) Mull.Arg. [EUPHORBIACEAE] Blush Macaranga (??); Xanthium strumarium L. [ASTERACEAE] (West Pakistan); Acer oblongum Wall. [SAPINDACEAE] (Japan); Rhizophora sp. [RHIZOPHORACEAE] (Singapore); Exoecaria agallocha L. [EUPHORBIACEAE] (Singapore)).

 

General References

Cassis, G. & Vanags, L. 2006. Jewel Bugs of Australia (Insecta: Heteroptera: Scutelleridae). Denisia Neue Serie 50: 275-398 [342] (nomenclatorial history)

 

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)
04-Oct-2010 ADDED