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Subspecies Poecilometis nigriventris superbus (Distant, 1899)

  • Eumecopus superbus Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes. III. Heteroptera: Discocephalinae and Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 421-445 [425].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Champion Bay, WA.

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

SA—Mt Davies, Musgrave Ranges, Petermann Ranges, Tomkinson Ranges, Warburton Ranges, WA—Canning Stock Route, Derby, Fitzroy Crossing, NT—Alice Springs, Mt Olga, Tennant Creek, Tephrina Gorge.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, SA, WA: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Burt Plain (BRT), Central Arnhem (CA), Channel Country (CHC), Central Kimberley (CK), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Murchison (MUR), Northern Kimberley (NK), Nullarbor (NUL), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, diurnal, herbivore (associated flora: Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh., 1832 [MYRTACEAE] River Red Gum), subtropical, temperate, terrestrial, under bark, volant.

 

General References

Baehr, M. 1987. Poecilometis vallicola spec. nov. and some other species of Poecilometis Dallas from northwestern Australia. Spixiana (Munich) 10: 85-91 [90] (host, habitat)

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. [189] (catalogue)

 

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 06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
15-Aug-2012 06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED