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Species Microporus ovatulus (Dallas, 1851)

  • Aethus ovatulus 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. [117].
    Type data:
     Lectotype BMNH Hem. No. 299 , Australia (as New Holland).
    Paralectotype(s) BMNH; BMNH .
    Subsequent designation references:
    Lis, J.A. 1996. A review of burrower bugs of the Australian Region, with a discussion on the distribution of the genera (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 7(2): 177-238 [225].

 

Distribution

States

South Australia


Extra Distribution Information

No exact locality known.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

SA: Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Central Ranges (CR), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), Nullarbor (NUL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP)

Ecological Descriptors

Burrower, litter, root-feeder, soil dweller, terrestrial, volant.

 

General References

Dohrn, A. 1859. Catalogus Hemipterorum. Herausgegeben von dem Entomologischen verein zu Stettin. Stettin : Herrcke & Lebeling ii 112 pp. [9] (list)

Lis, J.A. 1996. A review of burrower bugs of the Australian Region, with a discussion on the distribution of the genera (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 7(2): 177-238 [225] (list)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [213] (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 [26]

Walker, F. 1867. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Scutata. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 1-240. [162] (list, SA)

 

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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