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Genus Chilocoris Mayr, 1865

  • Chilocoris Mayr, G. 1865. Diagnosen neuer Hemipteren. Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 14: 903-914 [907].
    Type species:
     Chilocoris nitidus Mayr, 1865 by monotypy.
  • Amnestoides Signoret, V. 1880. [Note]. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 1880: 9-11 [10].
    Type species:
     Amnestoides ritzemae Signoret, 1880 by monotypy.
  • Macroporus Uhler, P.R. 1876. List of Hemiptera of the region west of the Mississippi River, including those collected during the Hayden explorations of 1873. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 1: 269-361 pls 1-21 [278].
    Type species:
     Macroporus repetitus Uhler, 1876 by monotypy.
  • Statanus Distant, W.L. 1908. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Rhynchota. London : Taylor & Francis Vol. 4 xv 501 pp. [430].
    Type species:
     Statanus membranaceus Distant, 1908 by original designation.
  • Chilocoristoides Distant, W.L. 1913. Reports of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905. Vol. 5. No. IX Rhynchota. Part 1. Suborder Heteroptera. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 16: 139-191 [140].
    Type species:
     Chilocoristoides felicitatis Distant, 1913 by original designation.


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Signoret, V. 1884. Révision du Groupe des Cydnides de la Famille des Pentatomides. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 6 3: 517-534 [517] (synonymy of Amnestoides)
  • Horváth, G. 1919. Analecta ad cognitionem Cydnidarum. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici (Zoologica) 17: 205-273 [254] (synonymy of Chilocoristoides)
  • Lis, J.A. 1991. Studies on Oriental Cydnidae. IV. New species, new synonyms and new records (Heteroptera). Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum, Entomology 2: 165-190 [172] (synonymy of Statanus)
  • Lis, J.A. 1994. A Revision of Oriental Burrower Bugs (Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Bytom : Upper Silesian Museum 349 pp. [52] (synonymy of Macroporus)




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Tasmania, Western Australia

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, NT, Qld, Tas, 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), 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), Esperance Plains (ESP), Finke (FIN), Flinders (FLI), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Jarrah Forest (JF), King (KIN), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Mallee (MAL), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), 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), Sydney Basin (SB), 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), Warren (WAR), Wet Tropics (WT), Yalgoo (YAL)

General References

Larivière, M.-C. 1995. Cydnidae, Acanthosomatidae, and Pentatomidae (Insecta: Heteroptera): systematics, geographical distribution, and bioecology. Fauna of New Zealand 35: 1-119 [19] (description)

Linnavuori, R.E. 1993. Cydnidae of West, Central and North-East Africa (Heteroptera). Acta Zoologica Fennica 192: 1-148 [114] (diagnosis)

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

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 [225] (distribution)

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 [188] (description)

Lis, J.A. 1999. Burrower bugs of the Old World - a catalogue (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 10(2): 165-249 [173] (synonymy)

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


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