Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Cuspicona longispina Gross, 1975

  • Cuspicona longispina Gross, G.F. 1975. A revision of the Pentatomidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of the Rhynchocoris group from Australia and adjacent areas. Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 17: 51-167 [130, fig. 42].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA I20,633 , North Beach, Wallaroo, SA.
    Paratype(s) AM ; NMV 2; SAMA I20,664–I20,668, I20,670–I20,671 5 3.




South Australia, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

VIC—Mallee, SA—Hummocks Mount, Purnong, Two Wells, Wallaroo, Whyalla district, Yarcowie.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


SA, Vic: Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Riverina (RIV), Victorian Midlands (VM)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Callitris preissi Miq. [CUPRESSACEAE] Native Pine; Melaleuca lanceolata Otto [MYRTACEAE]), sap-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, volant.


General References

Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [468, 479, fig. 219] (key, description, 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)
06-Nov-2013 Pentatominae 06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
15-Aug-2012 06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED