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Genus Geotomus Mulsant & Rey, 1866

  • Geotomus Mulsant, E. & Rey, C. 1866. Histoire Naturelle des Punaises de France, Pentatomides. Paris : F. Savy & Deyrolle Vol. 2 372 pp. 2 pls. [34].
    Type species:
     Cydnus punctulatus Costa, 1847 by subsequent designation, see Distant, W.L. 1903. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Rhynchota (Heteroptera). London : Taylor & Francis Vol. 2(1) x 242 pp. [98].
  • Moonta Distant, W.L. 1911. Rhynchotal notes. LIV. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8 7: 338-354 [338].
    Type species:
     Moonta alexandria Distant, 1911 by monotypy.
  • Barbaraethus Lis, J.A. 1994. A Revision of Oriental Burrower Bugs (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Bytom : Upper Silesian Museum 349 pp. [191] [first introduced as a subgenus of Geotomus Mulsant & Rey, 1866].
    Type species:
     Cydnus perpunctatus Signoret, 1881 by original designation.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Froeschner, R.C. 1960. Cydnidae of the Western Hemisphere. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 111: 337-680 pls 1-13 [417] (senior synonym of Onalips Signoret, 1881 and Melanaethus Uhler, 1876)
  • 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 [214] (synonymy of Moonta)
  • Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [202] (catalogue, synonymy as Gestomus (Barbaraethus))

 

Distribution

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Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

ACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Ben Lomond (BEL), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Central Arnhem (CA), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Coolgardie (COO), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), King (KIN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), Northern Kimberley (NK), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Nullarbor (NUL), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Pilbara (PIL), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tanami (TAN), Tasmanian Central Highlands (TCH), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Tasmanian Northern Midlands (TNM), Tasmanian Northern Slopes (TNS), Tasmanian South East (TSE), Tasmanian Southern Ranges (TSR), Tasmanian West (TWE), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Wet Tropics (WT), Yalgoo (YAL)

Distribution References

  • Froeschner, R.C. 1976. The burrowing bugs of Hawaii, with description of a new species (Hemiptera: Cydnidae). Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 22: 229-236 [230]
  • Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [71-74]
  • Villiers, A. 1952. Initiations Africaines. IX. Hémiptères de l'Afrique Noire (Punaiseset cigales). Institut Français d'Afrique Noire-Dakar 9: 1-256 [64]

General References

Distant, W.L. 1903. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Rhynchota (Heteroptera). London : Taylor & Francis Vol. 2(1) x 242 pp. [98]

Froeschner, R.C. 1960. Cydnidae of the Western Hemisphere. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 111: 337-680 pls 1-13 [422] (synonymy)

Kirkaldy, G.W. 1902. Hemiptera. 93-174 pls IV-V in Sharp, D. (ed.). Fauna Hawaiiensis Volume III Part II. Cambridge : University Press. [172]

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [71]

Linnavuori, R.E. 1993. Cydnidae of West, Central and North-East Africa (Heteroptera). Acta Zoologica Fennica 192: 1-148 [88] (diagnosis)

Lis, J.A. 1995. A synonymic list of burrower bugs of the Australian Region (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 6(2): 137-149 [143] (list)

Lis, J.A. 2000. A review of the Australian species of Geotomus Mulsant et Rey, 1866, with descriptions of three new species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 69: 411-428 (revision)

Poisson, R. 1951. Ordre des Hétéroptères. (Heteroptera Latreille, 1810—Frontirostres Fallén, 1814). pp. 1657-1803 in Grassé, P.P. (ed.). Traité de Zoologie: Anatomie, Systématique, Biologie. Insectes supérieurs et Hémiptéroides. Paris : Masson & Cie Vol. 10. [1795]

Signoret, V. 1883. Révision du groupe des Cydnides de la famille des Pentatomides—neuvième partie. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 6 3: 32-60 [33]

Van Duzee, E.P. 1917. Catalogue of the Hemiptera of America north of Mexico, excepting the Aphididae, Coccidae and Aleurodidae. University of California Publications in Entomology. Technical Bulletin 2: xiv 1-902 [22] (presenting alternative taxonomic arrangement)

Villiers, A. 1952. Initiations Africaines. IX. Hémiptères de l'Afrique Noire (Punaiseset cigales). Institut Français d'Afrique Noire-Dakar 9: 1-256 [64]

 

History of changes

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