Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Cydnus pericarti Lis, 1996

  • Cydnus (Orientocydnus) pericarti Lis, J.A. 1996. Studies on Cydnidae of the Australian Region. VIII. Cydnus (Orientocydnus) pericarti n. sp. from Queensland (Heteroptera). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 101(1): 27-30 [27].
    Type data:
     Holotype QM , Mt Halifax Summit, 1050 m, QLD [19°07‘S 145°23‘E].
    Paratype(s) EUQ; QM
    Comment: 51 58 paratypes designated, number and sex of paratypes for each despository not discernible from original description.





Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Bluewater Range, Brisbane, Cooloola National Park, Eungella National Park, Finch Hatton Gorge, Gadgarra State Forest, Jimna, Mossman Bluff, Mt Blackwood, Mt Finnigan, Mt Hayward, Mt Macarthey, Mt Mee, Mt Misery, Mt Pershouse, Mt Sampson, Mt Spurgeon district, Numinbach Arch, Paluma Dam District, Toowoomba.

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), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), NSW North Coast (NNC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Closed forest, ground dweller, litter, montane, root-feeder, subtropical, terrestrial.


General References

Lis, J.A. 1996. Taxonomy and phylogeny of the genus Cydnus F., 1803 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 32(4): 403-409 [406, 408] (phylogeny)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [180] (catalogue)


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