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Species Macroscytus arnhemicus Lis, 1998

  • Macroscytus arnhemicus Lis, J.A. 1998. A revision of Australian species of the genus Macroscytus Fieber (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Entomologica Scandinavica 29: 459-479 [463].
    Type data:
     Holotype QM T62711 , Arnhem Highway at South Alligator River, Northern Territory.
    Paratype(s) QM; NTM; UOP.
    Type locality references:
    Lis, J.A. 1998. A revision of Australian species of the genus Macroscytus Fieber (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Entomologica Scandinavica 29: 459-479 [464].

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

NT—Mt Cahill district, Limestone Gorge, Darwin, QLD—Moreton Island, Taroom District, Rocky Knob, South Percy Island.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Burrower, ground dweller, litter, nocturnal, root-feeder, tropical, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Vine thicket, at light.

 

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)
15-Aug-2012 15-Aug-2012 MODIFIED
06-Jun-2012 MODIFIED