Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Poecilometis fuscescens (Stål, 1876)




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

Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Barcaldine, Cunnamulla, Roma, NSW—Broken Hill, Leeton, Menindee Lakes, VIC—Little Desert, SA—Adelaide, Arkaroola, Everard Ranges, Norwood, Two Wells, Whyalla.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Pilbara (PIL), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, arid, diurnal, herbivore (associated flora: Acacia decurrens Willd. [FABACEAE] Black Wattle; Eucalyptus microtheca F.Muell. [MYRTACEAE] Coolabah; Vitis vinifera L. [VITACEAE] Grape; Callitris preissi Miq. [CUPRESSACEAE] Native Pine; Eremophila freelingii F.Muell. [SCROPHULARIACEAE] Stony Poverty Bush; Acacia sp. [FABACEAE] Wattle; Citrus sp. [RUTACEAE]; Thryptomene maisonneuvei F.Muell. [MYRTACEAE]; Myoporum platycarpum R.Br. [SCROPHULARIACEAE] Sugarwood; Eucalyptus sp. [MYRTACEAE] Gum Tree; Codonocarpus cotinifolius (Desf.) F.Muell. [GYROSTEMONACEAE] Native Poplar), terrestrial, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Collected in arid and semi-arid regions.


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