Species Blaena coarctata Froeschner, 1960
- Blaena coarctata Froeschner, R.C. 1960. The genus Blaena Walker (=Macrymenus Signoret) with the description of four new species and a key to the known forms (Hemiptera: Cydnidae). Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 13: 453-466 .
Type data:Holotype SAMA ♂, Woodforde Cr[eek], Andamooka Ranges, SA.
Paratype(s) SAMA 4♂ 3♀.
New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia
Extra Distribution Information
QLD—Morney Creek, Stonehenge, Thylunga district, Windorah district; NSW—Mulwala, Tumut River; VIC—Ultima; SA—Andamooka Ranges, Gawler Ranges, Paney Station; WA—Tallering Station.
NSW, Qld, SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Hampton (HAM), Kanmantoo (KAN), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Murchison (MUR), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), NSW North Coast (NNC), Nullarbor (NUL), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Tanami (TAN), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP)
Burrower, ground dweller, litter, root-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, volant.
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  (note)
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  (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  (key)
Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249  (distribution)
Lis, J.A. & Heyna, J. 2001. Revision of the Australian genus Blaena (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). European Journal of Entomology 98: 321-350  (distribution)
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