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Genus Megymenum Guérin, 1831

  • Megymenum Guérin, F.É. 1831. Atlas. pls 1-21 Insectes. in Duperrey, L.I. (ed.). Voyage Autour du Monde, exécuté par ordre du Roi, sur la corvette de sa Majesté, La Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825, sous le minestère et conformément aux instructions de S.E.M. le Marquis de Clermont-Tonnerre, Ministre de la Marine; et publié sous les auspices de son Excellence Mgr le Cte de Chabrol, Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies. Paris : A. Bertrand Vol. 2 21 pls. [Date published 1830–1832] [52].
    Type species:
     Megymenum dentatum Guérin, 1831 by indication.
  • Amaurus Burmeister, H. 1834. Beitrage zur Zoologie, gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erde, von Dr. F. J. D. Meyen, sechste Abhandlung. Insecten Rhyngota seu Hemiptera. Acta Academiae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosum 16: 285-308 [294].
    Type species:
     Cimex brevicornis Fabricius, 1787 by subsequent designation, see Kirkaldy, G.W. 1909. Catalogue of the Hemiptera (Heteroptera) with biological and anatomical references, lists of foodplants and parasites, etc. Prefaced by a discussion on nomenclature, and an analytical table of families. Cimicidae. Berlin : Felix L. Dames Vol. 1 xl 392 pp. [258].
  • Pseudaradus Burmeister, H.C.C. 1834. Mémoire sur la division naturelle des Punaises terestres, considérées surtout relativement à la structure des antennes. Silbermann's Revue. Entomologique 2: 1-26 [19].
    Type species:
     Cimex brevicornis Fabricius, 1787 by original designation.
  • Megalymenum Burmeister, H. 1835. Handbuch der Entomologie. Zweiter Band: II Ordnung Rhynchota. Berlin : Theod. Ehr. Friedr. Enslin iv 400 pp. [349].
    Type species:
     Megymenum dentatum Guérin, 1831 by monotypy.
  • Platydius Westwood, J.O. 1835. Insectorum Arachnoidumque novorum. Zoological Journal London 5: 440-453 [446].
    Type species:
     Cimex brevicornis Fabricius, 1787 by original designation.
  • Anoplocephala Stål, C. 1870. Enumeratio Hemipterorum. Bidrag till en förteckning öfver aller hittills kända Hemiptera, jemte systematiska meddelanden. 1. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar, Stockholm 9(1): 1-232 [88] [first introduced as a subgenus of Megymenum Guérin, 1831].
    Type species:
     Megymenum semivestitum Vollenhoven, 1868 by subsequent designation, see Kirkaldy, G.W. 1909. Catalogue of the Hemiptera (Heteroptera) with biological and anatomical references, lists of foodplants and parasites, etc. Prefaced by a discussion on nomenclature, and an analytical table of families. Cimicidae. Berlin : Felix L. Dames Vol. 1 xl 392 pp. [258].
  • Pissistes Stål, C. 1870. Enumeratio Hemipterorum. Bidrag till en förteckning öfver aller hittills kända Hemiptera, jemte systematiska meddelanden. 1. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar, Stockholm 9(1): 1-232 [88] [first introduced as a subgenus of Megymenum Guérin, 1831].
    Type species:
     Megymenum gracilicorne Dallas, 1851 by monotypy.

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Burmeister, H. 1835. Handbuch der Entomologie. Zweiter Band: II Ordnung Rhynchota. Berlin : Theod. Ehr. Friedr. Enslin iv 400 pp. [349] (synonymy of Amaurus and Pseudaradus)
  • Stål, C. 1870. Enumeratio Hemipterorum. Bidrag till en förteckning öfver aller hittills kända Hemiptera, jemte systematiska meddelanden. 1. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar, Stockholm 9(1): 1-232 [88] (synonymy of Platydius)
  • Durai, P.S.S. 1987. A Revision of the Dinidoridae of the world (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea). Oriental Insects 21: 163-360 [244] (synonymy of Anoplocephala and Pissistes)

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

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) ; NSW, NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Wet Tropics (WT)

Other Regions

Torres Strait Islands terrestrial, marine & freshwater

Distribution References

  • Kirkaldy, G.W. 1909. Catalogue of the Hemiptera (Heteroptera) with biological and anatomical references, lists of foodplants and parasites, etc. Prefaced by a discussion on nomenclature, and an analytical table of families. Cimicidae. Berlin : Felix L. Dames Vol. 1 xl 392 pp. [258]
  • Rolston, L.H., Rider, D.A., Murray, M.J. & Aalbu, R.L. 1996. Catalog of the Dinidoridae of the World. Papua New Guinea Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 39(1): 22-101 [65-76]

General References

Agassiz, J.L.R. 1846. Nomenclatoris Zoologici, continens nomina systematica generum Animalum tam viventium quam Fossilium, secundum ordinem alphabeticum unicum disposita, adjectis homonymis planatum. Index Universalis. II. Soloduri : Jent & Grassman 393 pp. [1, 2, 12, 17] (list, separate genera)

Amyot, C.J.B. & Audinet-Serville, J.G. 1843. Histoire Naturelle des Insects. Hémiptères. Paris : Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Rue Hautefeuille 10 B13 676 pp. [181] (key, description)

Blanchard, E. 1840. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes Orthoptères, Nevroptères, Hémiptères, Hymenoptères, Lépidoptères et Diptères. Paris : P. Duménil Vol. 3 85-218 pp. [141] (description)

Boisduval, J.B.A. 1835. Faune Entomologique de l'Océan Pacifique, avec illustration des insectes nouveaux recueillis pendant le voyage. 2me Partie. Coléoptères et autres Ordres. pp. 1-713 in no editor given (ed.). Voyage de découvertes de l'Astrolabe exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826–1827–1828–1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Paris : J. Tastu pp. 1-713. [632] (description)

Dallas, W.S. 1851. List of the Specimens of Hemipterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. London : Richard Taylor Part 1 368 pp. XI pls. [363] (key)

Distant, W.L. 1902. The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Rhynchota. (Heteroptera). London : Taylor & Francis Vol. 1 xxviii 432 pp. [279, 285] (key, description)

Durai, P.S.S. 1987. A Revision of the Dinidoridae of the world (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea). Oriental Insects 21: 163-360 [242] (presenting alternative taxonomic arrangement subgeneric arrangement)

Guérin-Méneville, F.É. 1838. Pt 2 Div. 1 ch. xii Insectes. pp. 57-302 in Duperrey, L.J. (ed.). Voyage Autour du Monde, Exécuté par Ordre du Roi, sur la Corvette de sa Majesté, La Coquille, Pendant les Années 1822, 1823, 1824, et 1825. Histoire Naturelle, Zoologie. Paris : Bertrand. [171] (description)

Herrich-Schaeffer, G.A.W. 1840. Die Wanzenartigen Insecten. Getreu nach der Natur abgebildet und beschrieben. Nürnburg : C.H. Zeh'schen Buchhandlung Vol. 5 pp. 61-80. [61] (description)

Laporte, F.L. de 1833. Essai d'une classification systématique de l'ordre des Hémiptères (Hémiptères Héteroptères, Latr.). Magasin de Zoologie (Paris) 2: 17-75, Supplement: 76-88 [52] (description)

Mayr, G. 1866. Hemiptera. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wällerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. I. Abtheilung. B. Wien : Karl Gerold's Sohn 1-204 pls I-V. [70] (synonymy)

Nuamah, K.A. 1982. Karyotypes of some Ghanian shield-bugs and the higher systematics of the Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). Insect Science and its Application 3: 9-28 [24] (classification)

Oshanin, B.F. 1912. Katalog der paläarktischen Hemipteren (Heteroptera, Homoptera—Auchenorrhyncha und Psylloideae). Berlin : R. Friedländer & Sohn xvi 187 pp. [19] (catalogue)

Schouteden, H. 1913. Heteroptera. Fam. Pentatomidae. Subfam. Dinidorinae. Genera Insectorum 153: 1-19 2 pls [13] (description, key)

Spinola, M.M. 1837. Essai sur les genres d'insectes appartenants à l'ordre des Hémiptères Lin. ou Rhyngotes Fab. et à la section des Hétéroptères, Dufour. Gênes, Chez Yves Gravier 1837: 1-383, 15 tables [301] (description)

Spinola, M.M. 1850. Tavola sinottica dei generi spettanti alla classe degli insetti artroidignati Hemiptera Linn., Latr. — Rhyngota Fabr. — Rhynchota Burm. Modena. 138 pp. [33, 37] (key, separate genera)

Stål, C. 1867. Bidrag till Hemipterernas Systematik. Öfversigt af Kongelige Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 24(7): 491-560 [522] (key)

Stål, C. 1870. Enumeratio Hemipterorum. Bidrag till en förteckning öfver aller hittills kända Hemiptera, jemte systematiska meddelanden. 1. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar, Stockholm 9(1): 1-232 [86] (presenting alternative taxonomic arrangement subgeneric arrangement)

Vollenhoven, S.C.S. van 1868. Essai d'un Faune entomologique de l'Archipel indo-néerlandais. 3ème Monographie: famille des Pentatomides. Pt 1. La Haye : Martinus Nijhoff 49 pp. [44] (description)

Walker, F. 1868. Catalogue of the Specimens of Heteropterous Hemiptera in the Collection of the British Museum. Part III. London : E. Newman Preface pp. 419-599. [500] (list)

Yang, W.I. 1940. Systematical studies of Chinese Coridinae with particular reference to the genitalia of both sexes. Bulletin of the Fan Memorial Institute of Biology, Zoology Ser 1940: 1-40 [30, 32, 39, 41] (key, description)

 

History of changes

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