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Genus Macroscytus Fieber, 1861

  • Macroscytus Fieber, F.X. 1861. Die europäischen Hemiptera: Halbflügler (Rhynchota Heteroptera). Nach der analytischen Methode bearbeitet. Wien : C. Gerold vi 1-112 pp. [Date published 1861: dated 1860] [83].
    Type species:
     Cydnus brunneus Fabricius, 1803 by subsequent monotypy, see Fieber, F.X. 1861. Die europäischen Hemiptera: Halbflügler (Rhynchota Heteroptera). Nach der analytischen Methode bearbeitet. Wien : C. Gerold 113-444 pp., 2 pls. [362].
  • Hahnia Ellenrieder, C.A.M. Von 1862. Eerste Bijdrage Tot de Kennis der Hemipteren van den Indischen Archipel. Natuurwetenschappelijk Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië 24: 130-174 6 pls [139] [junior homonym of Hahnia Koch, 1841 (Araneae)].
    Type species:
     Hahnia gibbula Ellenrieder, 1862 by monotypy.
  • Philapodemus Kirkaldy, G.W. 1910. On some preoccupied generic names in insects. Canadian Entomologist 42: 8 [8].
    Type species:
     Hahnia gibbula Ellenrieder, 1862 by monotypy.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Lis, J.A. 1994. A Revision of Oriental Burrower Bugs (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Bytom : Upper Silesian Museum 349 pp. [209]

 

Excluded Taxa

CYDNIDAE: Macroscytus subaeneus Dallas, 1851 — Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [210]

CYDNIDAE: Macroscytus transversus Burmeister, 1834 — Lis, J.A. 1998. A revision of Australian species of the genus Macroscytus Fieber (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Entomologica Scandinavica 29: 459-479 [467]

 

Distribution

States

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)

Other Regions

Lord Howe Island terrestrial & freshwater

General References

Linnavuori, R.E. 1993. Cydnidae of West, Central and North-East Africa (Heteroptera). Acta Zoologica Fennica 192: 1-148 [22] (diagnosis)

Lis, J.A. 1995. A synonymic list of burrower bugs of the Australian Region (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 6(2): 137-149 [144] (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 [218] (description)

Lis, J.A. 1998. A revision of Australian species of the genus Macroscytus Fieber (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Entomologica Scandinavica 29: 459-479 [459] (diagnosis)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [207] (catalogue)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Revision of the genus Macroscytus (Heteroptera: Cydnidae) in Madagascar and adjacent islands, with descriptions of four new species. European Journal of Entomology 96: 427-437 [427] (description)

 

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 16-Jun-2014 MODIFIED
06-Jun-2012 MODIFIED