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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 [457].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA , Woodforde Cr[eek], Andamooka Ranges, SA.
    Paratype(s) SAMA 4 3.

 

Distribution

States

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.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

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)

Ecological Descriptors

Burrowing, ground-dweller, litter, root-feeder, temperate, terrestrial, volant.

 

General References

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 [690] (note)

Lis, J.A. 1995. A synonymic list of burrower bugs of the Australian Region (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 6(2): 137-149 [138] (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 [183] (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 [54] (key)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [172] (distribution)

Lis, J.A. & Heyna, J. 2001. Revision of the Australian genus Blaena (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). European Journal of Entomology 98: 321-350 [325] (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