Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Turrubulana plana Distant, 1910

  • Turrubulana plana Distant, W.L. 1910. Rhynchotal notes. LII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 6: 369-386, 465-481, 585-603 [386].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH , 100 miles E of Lake Eyre, SA (as 100 miles E of Lake Eyre, S. Centr. Australia).




Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

SA—Alberrie Creek, Agnes, Ardrossan, Balcanoona, Clayton River, Coward Springs, Gammon Ranges, Marryat Creek, Mt Davies, Serpentine Lakes, Simpson Desert, WA—Canning Stock Route, Gill Pinancle, Mullewa, Moresby Range, NT—Crown Point.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NT, SA, WA: Burt Plain (BRT), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Kanmantoo (KAN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Murchison (MUR), Nullarbor (NUL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, arid, herbivore (associated flora: Eucalyptus sp. [MYRTACEAE] Gum Tree), nocturnal, sap-feeder, subtropical, temperate, terrestrial, under bark, volant.


General References

Bergroth, E. 1912. Notes on Australian Pentatomidae (Rhynch.). Entomological News 23: 21-29 [25] (description)

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 [28]

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. [117, fig. 29] (description)


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