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Species Oncoscelis australasiae Westwood, 1837

  • Oncoscelis australasiae Westwood, J.O. 1837. Descriptions of several new species of exotic Hemipterous insects. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 2: 18-24 1 pl. [20].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) OUM Hem. 271 , Australia (as New Holland).

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Byfield, Mt Tamborine, Yeppoon, NSW—Hunter River district, Richmond River district.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), 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: Melicope micrococca (F.Muell.) T.G.Hartley [RUTACEAE] Hairy-leaved Doughwood), sap-feeder, 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. [346] (list)

Dohrn, A. 1860. Hemipterologische Miscellaneen. Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 21: 158-162 [21] (catalogue)

Kumar, R. 1969. Morphology and relationships of the Pentatomoidea (Heteroptera) IV. Oncomerinae (Tessaratomidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 17: 553-606 [555-556, 559, 601] (biology, larvae)

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 [439, 443 figs 4-6, 10-13] (description)

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

Sinclair, D.P. 2000. A generic revision of the Oncomerinae (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea: Tessaratomidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 46: 307-329 [325] (list)

Stål, C. 1863. Hemipterorum exoticorum generum et specierum nonnullarum novarum descriptiones. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 3 1: 571-603 [599] (diagnosis)

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 [60] (list)

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] (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