Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Chilocoris barbarae Lis, 1991

  • Chilocoris barbarae Lis, J.A. 1991. Studies on Oriental Cydnidae. VI. A contribution to the fauna of Sulawesi (Celebes) (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea). Genus (Wroclaw) 2(4): 299-311 [301].
    Type data:
     Holotype IRSNB , Dumoga-Bone National Park, Sulawesi.




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

QLD—Cairns, Crystal Cascades, Iron Range, Somerset Dam, The Boulders, Upper Mulgrave River; NSW—Walgett; NT—Alice Springs, Channel Point, Lake Bennett area, Mataranka district, Warloch Ponds.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, NT, Qld: Australian Alps (AA), Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Burt Plain (BRT), Central Arnhem (CA), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Central Ranges (CR), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Finke (FIN), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Riverina (RIV), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Ecological Descriptors

Burrower, ground dweller (associated flora: Morinda jasminoides A.Cunn. [RUBIACEAE]), litter, root-feeder, subtropical, temperate, tropical, volant.


General References

Lis, J.A. 1993. Studies on Cydnidae of the Australian Region. II. A review of New Guinean species of the genus Chilocoris Mayr (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea). Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum, Entomology 4: 20-25 [25] (New Guinea)

Lis, J.A. 1994. Studies on Cydnidae (Heteroptera) of the Australian Region. IV. Material collected by I. Lansbury in Papua New Guinea in 1990 and 1992. European Journal of Entomology 91: 321-325 [321] (New Guinea)

Lis, J.A. 1995. A synonymic list of burrower bugs of the Australian Region (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 6(2): 137-149 [139] (list)

Lis, J.A. 1995. Studies on Cydnidae of the Australian Region V. The genus Chilocoris Mayr in Australia, Tasmania and Moluccas (Heteroptera). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 45(3–4): 225-230 [229] (first Australian record)

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 [189] (list)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [174] (catalogue)

Lis, J.A. 1999. The genus Chilocoris (Heteroptera: Cydnidae) in Australia. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae 63: 139-155 [140] (diagnosis, 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