Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Glaucias amyoti (Dallas, 1852)




Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Cairns district, Kuranda, NSW—Moree, NT—Darwin.

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), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), NSW North Coast (NNC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Other Regions

Lord Howe Island terrestrial & freshwater

Ecological Descriptors

Arboreal, herbivore (associated flora: Ligustrum lucidum W.T.Aiton [OLEACEAE]), sap-feeder, terrestrial, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Asolcus spp. (Scelionidae: Hymenoptera) parasite.


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. [278] (description)

Larivière, M.-C. 1995. Cydnidae, Acanthosomatidae, and Pentatomidae (Insecta: Heteroptera): systematics, geographical distribution, and bioecology. Fauna of New Zealand 35: 1-119 [46] (description, biology)

Myers, J.G. 1926. Biological notes on New Zealand Heteroptera. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 56: 449-511 pls 81-86 [495] (New Zealand)

Ramsay, G.W. 1963. Predaceous shield-bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in New Zealand. New Zealand Entomologist 3: 3-6 1 pl. 1 [5] (parasite, New Zealand)

Schouteden, H. 1906. Pentatomides nouveaux ou peu connus de la faune indo-australienne. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique (Comptes-rendus) 50: 137-144 [140] (misidentification as Zangis sulcata (Montrouzier, 1855))

Tillyard, R.J. 1926. The Insects of Australia and New Zealand. Sydney : Angus & Robertson Ltd 560 pp. 42 pls. [148] (note)

Valentine, E.W. 1964. A note on the Asolcus spp. (Scelionidae: Hymenoptera) parasitic upon shield bug eggs (Pentatomidae: Acanthosomidae: Heteroptera) in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Science 7: 643 [643] (parasite)

White, F.B. 1878. List of the Hemiptera of New Zealand. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 14: 274-277 [276] (New Zealand)

Woodward, T.E. 1953. The Heteroptera of New Zealand Part I—Introduction; Cydnidae; Pentatomidae. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 80: 299-321 [314, 318] (synonymy, New Zealand)


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)
05-Aug-2022 PENTATOMIDAE 05-Aug-2022 MODIFIED
31-Oct-2018 Pentatominae 05-Aug-2022 MODIFIED
06-Nov-2013 Pentatominae 05-Aug-2022 MODIFIED
15-Aug-2012 05-Aug-2022 MODIFIED
05-Aug-2022 MODIFIED