Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Eulonips pilitylus (Signoret, 1881)

  • Alonips pilitylus Signoret, V. 1881. Revue des Cydnides contenus dans la Collection du Musée Civique d'Histoire naturelle de Gênes. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Genova 16: 621-657 [654].
    Type data:
     Lectotype MCG , Somerset, Queensland.
    Paralectotype(s) NHMW .
    Subsequent designation references:
    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 [212].





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), NSW North Coast (NNC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

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


General References

Lethierry, L. & Severin, G. 1893. Catalogue Général des Hémiptères. Tome I. Hétéroptères Pentatomidae. Bruxelles : F. Hayez xi 286 pp. [73] (catalogue, as Geotomus pilitylus)

Lis, J.A. 1994. A Revision of Oriental Burrower Bugs (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Bytom : Upper Silesian Museum 349 pp. [155]

Lis, J.A. 1995. A synonymic list of burrower bugs of the Australian Region (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 6(2): 137-149 [142] (list)

Lis, J.A. 1999. A revision of the Australian genus Eulonips Lis, with descriptions of three new species (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 68: 29-39 [37] (description)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [196] (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