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Species Lestonia haustorifera China, 1955

  • Lestonia haustorifera China, W.E. 1955. A new genus and species representing a new subfamily of Plataspidae, with notes on the Aphylidae (Hemiptera, Heteroptera). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 12 8: 204-210 [207].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH (ex White coll.) , NSW.




New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, Qld, SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Carnarvon (CAR), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Pilbara (PIL), Riverina (RIV), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Victorian Midlands (VM), Wet Tropics (WT), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, folivore, herbivore (associated flora: Callitris preissii Miq. [CUPRESSACEAE] Native Pine), sap-feeder, terrestrial, volant.


General References

China, W.E. 1963. Lestonia haustorifera China (Hemiptera: Lestoniidae) — a correction. Journal of the Entomological Society of Queensland 2: 67-68 (taxonomic position)

McDonald, F.J.D. 1969. A new species of Lestoniidae (Hemiptera). Pacific Insects 11: 187-190 [187, 189] (diagnosis)

McDonald, F.J.D. 1970. The morphology of Lestonia haustorifera China (Heteroptera: Lestoniidae). Journal of Natural History 4: 413-417 (morphology, host)

Ruckes, H. 1961. The diagnostic value of trichobothria in pentatomid taxonomy. Verhandl. XI Int. Cong. Entomology. 1960. 35-37 pp. [36]


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