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Species Erga longitudinalis (Westwood, 1837)

  • Raphigaster longitudinalis Westwood, J.O. 1837. A Catalogue of Hemiptera in the Collection of the Rev. F.W. Hope and Descriptions of the new Species of Scutelleridae. Part I. London : J.C. Bridgewater 46 pp. [31].
    Type data:
     Holotype OUM Hem. 151 , Australia (as New Holland).
  • Erga roseoflua 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. [486].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH 13 specimens, Moreton Bay, QLD; NSW (no exact locality given).

 

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 [61]

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Bundaberg, Lamington National Park, MacPherson Range, Maryborough, Rockhampton, NSW—Brunswick Heads, Tweed River, Uki.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, Qld, SA: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), NSW North Coast (NNC), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, diurnal, folivore, herbivore (associated flora: Austrosteenisia blackii (F.Muell.) Geesink [FABACEAE] Blood Vine), sap-feeder, terrestrial, volant.

 

General 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 [286] (description)

Gross, G.F. 1975. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 1 250 pp., 3 colour pls. [78 figs 16, 17A,B] (description)

Kumar, R. 1964. On the structure and function of the so called ejaculatory reservoir in Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 75: 51-65 [63 fig] (male reproductive morphology)

Kumar, R. 1969. Morphology and relationships of the Pentatomoidea (Heteroptera) IV. Oncomerinae (Tessaratomidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 17: 553-606 [555, 557, 559, 560, 564, 569, 572, 582, 589-590 figs 9, 10] (host plant—Lonchocarpus blackii, biology, larva)

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 [440] (synonymy)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [223] (catalogue)

Olliff, A.S. 1892. Entomological notes. Agricultural Gazette of New South Wales 3: 268-372 pl. 24a [136] (as Erga sp.)

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 [44] (catalogue)

Schaefer, C.W. & Ahmad, I. 1987. The food plants of four pentatomoid families (Hemiptera: Acanthosomatidae, Tessaratomidae, Urostylidae, and Dinidoridae). Phytophaga. Palermo 1: 21-34 [27] (host plant)

Schmeltz, J.D.E. 1874. Catalog der zum Verkauf stehenden Doubletten aus den naturhistorischen Expedition der Herren Joh. Hamburg : Ges. Godeffroy & Sohn Vol. 5 xxxvi 215 pp. [63] (list, QLD)

Sinclair, D.P. 2000. A generic revision of the Oncomerinae (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea: Tessaratomidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 46: 307-329 [313 fig. 1B] (list, host plant)

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 [61] (list)

Van Duzee, E.P. 1905. Notes on Australian Pentatomidae, with descriptions of a few new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21: 187-214 [211] (NSW)

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. [477, 486] (list, separate species, incorrect subsequent spelling as Axoma longitudinalis)

 

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