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Genus Cydnus Fabricius, 1803

  • Cydnus Fabricius, J.C. 1803. Systema Rhyngotorum secundum ordines, genera, species adiectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Brunsvigae : Carolum Reichard x 314 pp. emmendanda. [184].
    Type species:
     Cimex tristis Fabricius, 1775 (=Cimex aterrimus Forster, 1771) by subsequent designation, see Blanchard, C.E. 1849. [Description]. 505 in D'Orbigny, C. (ed.). Dictionnaire universel d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris : Renard, Martinet. [505]; China, W.E. 1943. The Generic Names of British Insect. Prepared by the Committee on Generic Nomenclature of the Royal Entomological Society of London with the assistance of the Department of Entomology of the British Museum of Natural History. Part 8. The generic names of the British Hemiptera-Heteroptera, with a check list of the British species. London : Royal Entomological Society of London 211-342 pp. [220] (confirmed Blanchard's subsequent designation).
  • Brachypelta Amyot, C.J.B. & Audinet-Serville, J.G. 1843. Histoire Naturelle des Insects. Hémiptères. Paris : Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Rue Hautefeuille 10 B13 676 pp. [89].
    Type species:
     Cimex tristis Fabricius, 1775 (=Cimex aterrimus Forster, 1771) by monotypy.
  • Orientocydnus Lis, J.A. 1994. A Revision of Oriental Burrower Bugs (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Bytom : Upper Silesian Museum 349 pp. [102] [first introduced as a subgenus of Cydnus Fabricius, 1803].
    Type species:
     Cydnus (Orientocydnus) borneensis Lis, 1994 by original designation.
  • Cydnopeltus Signoret, V. 1881. [Note]. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 1881: 28-29 [28].
    Type species:
     Cydnopeltus horvathi Signoret, 1881 by monotypy.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Dallas, W.S. 1851. List of the Specimens of Hemipterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. London : Richard Taylor Part 1 368 pp. XI pls. [121] (synonymy of Brachypelta)
  • 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 [404] (synonymy of Cydnus (Orientocydnus) and Cydnopeltus)

 

Excluded Taxa

CYDNIDAE: Cydnus aterrimus Forster, 1771 — 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 [29] (misidentification of Cydnus pericarti Lis, 1996)

 

Distribution

States

Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

Cydnus aterrimus (Forster, 1771) ubiquitous across Palaearctic region.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

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)

Distribution References

  • Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [179-180]

General References

Linnavuori, R.E. 1993. Cydnidae of West, Central and North-East Africa (Heteroptera). Acta Zoologica Fennica 192: 1-148 [112] (diagnosis)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [179] (catalogue)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
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