Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Ocirrhoe dallasi Gross, 1975

  • Ocirrhoe dallasi 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 [71].
    Type data:
     Holotype ANIC , Canberra, ACT.
    Paratype(s) SAMA I20,734–I20,749 8 7; ANIC 115; EUQ 1; NMV 3.




Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

ACT—Canberra, VIC—Kiata, Mt Rosea, Seaford, SA—Adelaide, Coonalpyn, Ferries-McDonald National Park, Kangaroo Is., Little Dip Conservation Park, WA—Muchea, Ravensthorpe, NT—Alice Springs.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


ACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Victorian Midlands (VM), Warren (WAR), Wet Tropics (WT), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Exocarpos cupressiformis Labill. [SANTALACEAE] Native Cherry; Grevillea lanigera R.Br. [PROTEACEAE]; Hakea sericea Schrad. & J.C.Wendl. [PROTEACEAE]; Leptospermum coriaceum (F.Muell. ex Miq.) Cheel [MYRTACEAE] Green Tea-tree), sap-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, volant.


General References

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. [297] (misidentification as Cuspicona roei (Westwood, 1837)

Distant, W.L. 1901. Revision of the Rhynchota belonging to the family Pentatomidae in the Hope collection at Oxford. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1900(4): 807-825 pls 52-53 [815] (misidentification as Cuspicona roei (Westwood, 1837)

Gross, G.F. 1976. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 2 251-501 pp. [457, 460, fig. 207] (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 02-Apr-2014 MODIFIED
15-Aug-2012 02-Apr-2014 MODIFIED
02-Apr-2014 MODIFIED