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Species Coleotichus excellens Walker, 1867

  • Coleotichus excellens Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 1-240. [3].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Hem. 369 , no locality given.
  • Coleotichus borealis Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes—Heteroptera: Scutellerinae and Graphosomatinae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 29-52 [31].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH No 370 Female, [Taiwan (as Formosa)].
  • Coleotichus handlirschi Schouteden, H. 1905. Monographie du genre Coleotichus. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici (Zoologica) 3: 317-361 2 pls [332].
    Type data:
     Holotype NHMW (depository uncertain), Australia.
  • Coleotichus (Epicoleotichus) shultzei Taueber, H.W. 1929. Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Heteropteren-Fauna der Philippinene. Konowia 8(2): 194-223 [221].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH Male, Minando, Philippines.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • McDonald, F.J.D. & Cassis, G. 1984. Revision of the Australian Scutelleridae Leach (Hemiptera). Australian Journal of Zoology 32: 537-572 [540]

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Coen, Low Is., Magnetic Is., Rockhampton, NT—Daly River, Darwin; Oriental region - Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia; Melanesia - Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Solomos Islands, Fiji, Samoa


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, diurnal, folivore, herbivore (associated flora: Ficus sp. [MORACEAE] (New Caledonia); Hibiscus rosasinensis L. [MALVACEAE] (for PNG)), sap-feeder, terrestrial, volant.

 

General References

Bergroth, E. 1908. Enumeratio Pentatomidarum post Catalogum bruxellensem descriptarum. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 15: 131-200 [139] (description)

Cassis, G. & Vanags, L. 2006. Jewel Bugs of Australia (Insecta: Heteroptera: Scutelleridae). Denisia Neue Serie 50: 275-398 [314] (synonymy)

Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes—Heteroptera: Scutellerinae and Graphosomatinae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 29-52 [30] (QLD, Samoa)

Hutton, F.W. 1904. Index Faunae Novae Zealandiae. London : Dulau & Co. viii 372 pp. [332]

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. [313] (catalogue)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [15] (catalogue)

McDonald, F.J.D. & Cassis, G. 1984. Revision of the Australian Scutelleridae Leach (Hemiptera). Australian Journal of Zoology 32: 537-572 [540 figs 10-15] (description)

Schouteden, H. 1904. Heteroptera. Fam. Pentatomidae. Subfam. Scutellerinae. Genera Insectorum 24: 1-98 5 pls [6] (list)

Schouteden, H. 1905. Monographie du genre Coleotichus. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici (Zoologica) 3: 317-361 2 pls [328 figs 4, 21 pl. 9 fig. 10] (list, habitus)

 

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
18-Jun-2012 MODIFIED