Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Andrallus spinidens (Fabricius, 1787)





Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Ashgrove, Childers, Dalby.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), NSW North Coast (NNC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, arthropod-feeder (host(s): Azazia irrorata (Boisdural, 1833) [NOCTUIDAE]), predator, subtropical, terrestrial, tropical, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Polyphagous predator of Lepidoptera larvae.


General References

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. [95] (list)

De Clerq, P. 2000. Predaceous Stinkbugs (Pentatomidae: Asopinae). pp. 737-789 in Schaefer, C.W. & Panizzi, A.R. (eds). Heteroptera of Economic Importance. Boca Raton : CRC Press 828 pp. [767] (bionomics)

Distant, W.L. 1880. Insecta. Rhynchota. Hemiptera-Heteroptera Vol. 1. 1-88 pls i-viii in Godman, F.D. & Salvin, O. (eds). Biologia Centrali-Americana. London : R.H. Porter. [35] (distribution)

Distant, W.L. 1898. Rhynchota from the Transvaal, Mashonaland, and British Nyasaland. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7 2: 294-316 [295, 314] (South Africa)

Distant, W.L. 1902. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Rhynchota. (Heteroptera). London : Taylor & Francis Vol. 1 xxviii 432 pp. [253] (Oriental Region)

Distant, W.L. 1920. Rhynchota from New Caledonia. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 9 6: 143-164 [148] (list)

Froeschner, R.C. 1988. Pentatomidae. pp. 544-597 in Henry, T.J. & Froeschner, R.C. (eds). Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States. Leiden : E.J. Brill xix 958 pp. [548] (catalogue)

Hoffmann, W.E. 1948. First supplement to a catalogue of Scutelleridae. Lingnan Science Journal 22: 1-41 [13] (catalogue)

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. [112] (catalogue)

Manley, G.V. 1982. Biology and life history of the rice field predator Andrallus spinidens F. (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Entomological News 93: 19-24 (biology)

Maxwell-Lefroy, H. 1909. Indian Insect Life. A manual of the insects of the plains (tropical India). 2 vols. Calcutta : Thacker, Spink & Co. xii 786 pp. [679] (India)

Priesner, H. & Alfieri, A. 1953. A review of the Hemiptera Heteroptera known to us from Egypt. Bulletin de la Société Fouad 1er d'Entomologie 37: 1-119 [29] (Egypt)

Schouteden, H. 1907. Heteroptera. Fam. Pentatomidae. Subfam. Asopinae (Amyoteinae). Genera Insectorum 52: 1-82 5 pls [41] (list)

Schouteden, H. 1907. Les types d'Hémiptères de Montrouzier. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique (Comptes-rendus) 51: 106-118 [112] (type)

Thomas, D.B. 1994. Taxonomic synopsis of the Old World asopine genera (Pentatomidae: Heteroptera). Insecta Mundi 8(3–4): 145-212 [161] (list, synonymy)

Torre-Bueno, J.R. de la 1939. Andrallus spinidens Fabricius in the U.S. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 34: 118 [118] (synonymy)


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)
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