Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Chilocoris neozealandicus Larivière & Froeschner, 1994

  • Chilocoris neozealandicus Larivière, M.-C. & Froeschner, R.C. 1994. Chilocoris neozealandicus, a new species of burrowing bugs from New Zealand (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). New Zealand Journal of Science 21: 245-248 [245].
    Type data:
     Holotype NZAC , Campbells Beach, near Tawharanui, New Zealand.
    Paratype(s) MONZ 12; NZAC 5; USNM 1.



Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Brisbane, Kenilworth State Forest, Mary Cairncross Park, Springbrook; NSW—Dorrigo National Park.

Ecological Descriptors

Burrower, crepuscular, ground dweller, nocturnal, root-feeder, subtropical, temperate, terrestrial, volant.

Extra Ecological Information

Collected under Acacia mearnsii [MIMOSACEAE] and Gahnia procera [CYPERACEAE] in New Zealand, on Fragaria ananassa [ROSACEAE] strawberries, in New Zealand, possibly univoltine.


General References

Larivière, M.-C. 1995. Cydnidae, Acanthosomatidae, and Pentatomidae (Insecta: Heteroptera): systematics, geographical distribution, and bioecology. Fauna of New Zealand 35: 1-119 [19] (description, biology)

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 [191] (list)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [177] (catalogue)

Lis, J.A. 1999. The genus Chilocoris (Heteroptera: Cydnidae) in Australia. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae 63: 139-155 [152] (diagnosis, first Australian record)


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