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Species Tholosanus proximus (Dallas, 1851)

  • Sciocoris proximus 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. [134].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH , Australia (as New Holland).
  • Pentatoma laticeps Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 241-417. [308].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) BMNH, Sydney, NSW; Australia (no exact locality).
  • Tholosanus piceatus Distant, W.L. 1910. Rhynchotal notes. LII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 6: 369-386, 465-481, 585-603 [476].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Hobart, TAS.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Distant, W.L. 1899. Rhynchotal notes. III. Heteroptera: Discocephalinae and Pentatominae (part). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 4: 421-445 [433] (synonymy of Pentatoma laticeps; nov. comb. as Tholosanus piceatus)
  • Gross, G.F. 1975. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 1 250 pp., 3 colour pls. [222] (synonymy of Tholosanus piceatus)

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Brisbane, Cunnamulla, Kiandra, NSW—Dainers Gap, Gladesville, Gibraltar Range, Sydney, Tenterfield, Warrumbungles, ACT—Mt Gingera, VIC—Cranbourne, Frankston, Hastings, Mt Buffalo, Mt Rosea, Ringwood, Seaford, TAS—Bridport, Cape Barren Is., Devonport, Huon River, New Norfolk, Strahan, Ulverstone, SA—Flinders Ranges, Kangaroo Is., Lucindale, Melrose, Mt Lofty Ranges, Myponga, Mylor, southern Eyre Peninsula, Tapanappa, Upper Sturt, Whyalla, WA—Beverley, Bindoon, Denmark, Israelite Bay, Mandurah, Stirling Ranges National Park, Wilga State Forest.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), 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), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Wet Tropics (WT), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, gregarious, herbivore (associated flora: Bossiaea heterophylla Vent. [FABACEAE]; Eucalyptus sp. [MYRTACEAE] Gum Tree), subtropical, temperate, terrestrial, volant.

 

General References

Gross, G.F. 1975. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera. Adelaide : A.B. James Vol. 1 250 pp., 3 colour pls. [222] (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. [43] (catalogue)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [108, 198] (catalogue, separate species, incertae sedis)

Stål, C. 1876. Enumeratio Hemipterorum. Bidrag till en förteckning öfver aller hittills kända Hemiptera, jemte systematiska meddelanden. 5. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar, Stockholm 14(4): 1-162 [128] (list)

Tay, E.B. 1966. Morphology of the external genitalia of some Pentatominae (Heteroptera). Papers of the Department of Entomology University of Queensland 2: 75-84 [76] (morphology)

Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 241-417. [308] (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)
06-Nov-2013 Pentatominae 06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
15-Aug-2012 06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
06-Nov-2013 MODIFIED