Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Trachyops australis Dallas, 1851

  • Trachyops australis 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. [188].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , Australia (as New Holland).
  • Hypolcus apricus Bergroth, E. 1916. Heteropterous Hemiptera collected by Professor W. Baldwin Spencer during the Horn Expedition into Central Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria ns 29: 19-39 [27].
    Type data:
     Syntype(s) NMV specimens, Crown Point, Finke River near Horse-shoe Bend, Dalhousie Springs, Idracowra.


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Musgrave, A. 1945. The Simpson Desert Expedition, 1939. Scientific Reports: No. 4 Biology—Hemiptera. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 69: 14-15 [14]




New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Dajarra, NSW—Gnalta Station, Hay, Wilcannia, VIC—Bamawn, Buxton, Hattah Lakes National Park, SA—Alberrie Creek, Anna Creek, Arkaroola, Bunyeroo Creek, Clayton Creek, Gammon Ranges, Gawler Ranges, east Lake Eyre, Kangaroo Is., Katunga Station, Mambray Creek, Mt Davies, Pinkawillinie Conservation Park, Strathearn Homestead, WA—Booanya, Cocklebiddy, Gill Pinnacle, Kornalup National Park, Ockley, Toompup, NT—Alice Springs.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Nullarbor (NUL), Riverina (RIV), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tanami (TAN), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Eucalyptus sp. [MYRTACEAE] Gum Tree; Leucopogon sp. [EPACRIDACEAE]), sap-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, under bark, 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. [118 fig. 31] (description, habitus)

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [105] (catalogue)

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 [49] (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