Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Subspecies Lyramorpha (Lyramorpha) rosea rosea Westwood, 1837



New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Brisbane, Mt Tamborine, NSW—Comboyne, Dubbo, Evans Heads, Sydney, South West Rocks, VIC—Melbourne, SA—Adelaide.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, Qld, SA, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), 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), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), NSW North Coast (NNC), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, diurnal, folivore, herbivore (associated flora: Synoum glandulosum (Sm.) A.Juss. [MELIACEAE] Bastard Rosewood; Alphitonia excelsa (A.Cunn. ex Fenzl) Benth. [RHAMNACEAE] Red Ash; Atalaya virens C.White [SAPINDACEAE]; Flindersia collina Bailey [RUTACEAE]), sap-feeder, terrestrial, volant.


General References

Breddin, G. 1900. Hemiptera nonnulla regionis australicae. Entomologische Nachrichten. Berlin 26(2–3): 17-46 [38 fig.]

Dallas, W.S. 1851. List of the Specimens of Hemipterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. London : Richard Taylor Part 1 368 pp. XI pls. [318, 346] (description)

Horváth, G. 1900. Analecta ad cognitionem Tessaratominorum. Természetrajzi Füzetek 23: 339-374 [342, 344 pl. 9 figs 1, 9] (description)

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. [345] (catalogue)

Kumar, R. 1962. Morpho-taxonomical studies on the genitalia and salivary glands of some Pentatomoidea. Entomologisk Tidskrift 83: 44-88 [47, 54 figs] (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, 562, 569, 589-595 figs 32-35] (hosts, 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 [447]

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [224] (catalogue)

Musgrave, A. & Whitley, G.P. 1931. Nature Rambles at Trial Bay. Australian Museum Magazine 4: 149-155 [154 fig.] (host plant, Synoum glandulosum)

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 [45] (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] (QLD)

Schouteden, H. 1908. Observations on some species of the genus Lyramorpha Westw. (Hemiptera Heteroptera). Notes from the Leyden Museum 30: 47-51 [47-49 fig. 1] (description)

Sinclair, D.P. 2000. A generic revision of the Oncomerinae (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea: Tessaratomidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 46: 307-329 [316] (list)

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. [476] (list)


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