Family Cydnidae Billberg 1820 (burrowing bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Cydnidae

Alternative spellings: Cydnides, Cydninae, Cydninae

Full reference: G. J. Billberg. 1820. Enumeratio Insectorum in Museo Gust. Joh. Billberg 1-138

Parent taxon: Pentatomoidea according to J. A. Lis et al. 2018

See also Archibald and Mathewes 2000, Lis et al. 2015, Scudder 1878, Scudder 1890, Szwedo 2018, Wappler 2003 and Wu et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Acanthosomatidae, Chinchekoala, Dinidoridae, Megarididae, Mesopentacoridae, Pentatomidae, Plataspidae, Primipentatomidae, Probascanionidae, Protocoridae, Scutelleridae, Tessaratomidae, Urostylididae, Venicoridae

Subtaxa: Amnestinae Clavicorinae Cydnavites Cydninae Cydnopsis Cyrtomenus Dallasiellus Discostoma Necrocydnus Ovalocoris Procydnus Sehirinae Stenopelta Thlibomenus

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Type: Cydnus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pliocene of France (1 collection), Germany (1)

• Miocene of Croatia (6), the Dominican Republic (2), Germany (6), Mexico (1), Romania (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (1)

• Oligocene of France (14), Germany (2), United States (1: Montana)

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), Denmark (1), Germany (6), the United Kingdom (1), United States (6: Colorado, Tennessee, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2), China (1), Mongolia (3), Myanmar (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 60 collections including 134 occurrences

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