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Species Blaena cirra Froeschner, 1966

  • Blaena cirra Froeschner, R.C. 1966. Two new species of the Australian genus Blaena with notes on previously described species. (Hemiptera: Cydnidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 39: 690-694 [692].
    Type data:
     Holotype NMV , Geraldton, WA.
    Paratype(s) NMV .

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

SA—Hackham district; WA—Denmark, Geraldton, Mullewa, Perth, Rottnest Is.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Esperance Plains (ESP), Gascoyne (GAS), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Pilbara (PIL), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Warren (WAR), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Burrower, litter, root-feeder, subtropical, 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 [55] (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 [322] (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