The Biology of Some Lygaeidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of South-East Queensland. Academic Article uri icon


  • Life-history and host-plant (where recorded) data are given for 24 species of Lygaeidae from south-east Queensland, belonging to the subfamilies Rhyparochrominae, Lygaeinae, Orsillinae, Oxycareninae and Geocorinae. Records of host plants are provided for six more species. Some field and laboratory bio- logical and ecological information, including protective adaptation and coloration, predators and para- sites, food plants, feeding habits, behaviour, oviposition and fecundity, is provided for several of these species.

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  • 1979

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