Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Blaena tamasi Lis, 1999

  • Blaena tamasi Lis, J.A. 1999. Blaena tamasi sp. n. from Western Australia, the first species of Cydnidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) with staphylinoid wing modification. European Journal of Entomology 96: 53-55 [53].
    Type data:
     Holotype ANIC , Treen Brook State Forest, WA.
    Paratype(s) HNHM 6 specimens
    Comment: 53 paratypes designated.




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Gleneagle State Forest.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


WA: Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Esperance Plains (ESP), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Burrower, litter, open forest, root-feeder, temperate, terrestrial.


General References

Lis, J.A. & Heyna, J. 2001. Revision of the Australian genus Blaena (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). European Journal of Entomology 98: 321-350 [345] (distribution)


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