Genus Alydus Fabricius, 1803

Alydus Fabricius, 1803, with type species Cimex calcaratus Linnaeus, 1758, was placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology (International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1950: 467). It was again placed on the list, with gender specified as masculine, by Opinion 244 (1954) which also suppressed the genus Coriscus Schrank, 1796, held by some authors to be a senior synonym of Alydus Fabricius, 1803.