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Species Blaena mediocarinata Froeschner, 1960

  • Blaena mediocarinata Froeschner, R.C. 1960. The genus Blaena Walker (=Macrymenus Signoret) with the description of four new species and a key to the known forms (Hemiptera: Cydnidae). Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 13: 453-466 [459].
    Type data:
     Holotype MCZ , Margaret River, WA.

 

Distribution

States

South Australia, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

SA—Gum Lagoon, Kangaroo Is.

Known only from type locality.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

SA, WA: Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), Mallee (MAL), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Burrower, ground dweller, litter, root-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, volant.

 

General References

Lis, J.A. 1995. A synonymic list of burrower bugs of the Australian Region (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 6(2): 137-149 [138] (list)

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 [183] (distribution)

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 [54] (key)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [172] (catalogue)

Lis, J.A. & Heyna, J. 2001. Revision of the Australian genus Blaena (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). European Journal of Entomology 98: 321-350 [330] (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