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Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Chilocoris biroi Horváth, 1919

  • Chilocoris biroi Horváth, G. 1919. Analecta ad cognitionem Cydnidarum. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici (Zoologica) 17: 205-273 [257].
    Type data:
     Lectotype HNHM , New Guinea.
    Paralectotype(s) HNHM larva.
    Subsequent designation references:
    Lis, J.A. 1993. Studies on Cydnidae of the Australian Region. II. A review of New Guinean species of the genus Chilocoris Mayr (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea). Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum, Entomology 4: 20-25 [27].





Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Bluewater Range, Cape Tribulation district, Danbulla State Forest, Davies Creek Road, Endeavour River, Forty Mile Scrub, Iron Range, Kenilworth State Forest, Lake Placid, Lockerbie Scrub, Lower Coomera, Mt Cleveland, Mt Coot-tha, Mt Mee, Mossman Bluff, Shipton's Flat, Tolga Scrub, Tully Falls.

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), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), NSW North Coast (NNC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Burrower, closed forest, ground dweller, litter, root-feeder, subtropical, tropical.


General References

Lis, J.A. 1994. Studies on Cydnidae (Heteroptera) of the Australian Region. IV. Material collected by I. Lansbury in Papua New Guinea in 1990 and 1992. European Journal of Entomology 91: 321-325 [322] (New Guinea)

Lis, J.A. 1995. A synonymic list of burrower bugs of the Australian Region (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 6(2): 137-149 [139] (list)

Lis, J.A. 1995. Studies on Cydnidae of the Australian Region V. The genus Chilocoris Mayr in Australia, Tasmania and Moluccas (Heteroptera). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 45(3–4): 225-230 [229] (first Australian record, diagnosis)

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 [189] (list)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [174] (catalogue)

Lis, J.A. 1999. The genus Chilocoris (Heteroptera: Cydnidae) in Australia. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae 63: 139-155 [143] (diagnosis, 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