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Species Mezira subsetosa

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Pentatomomorpha
Family Aradidae (Flat Bugs)
Subfamily Mezirinae
Genus Mezira
Species subsetosa (Mezira subsetosa)
Explanation of Names
Mezira subsetosa Josifov & Kerzhner 1978
6.7-8.4 mm(1)
native to E. Asia (Japan, Korea, parts of the Russian Far East)(1), adventive in NA (NY-GA)(2)
earliest record in our area: MD 2010(2)
Works Cited
1.Keys to the insects of the Far East of the USSR, Vol. 2. Homoptera and Heteroptera
Lehr, P. A., ed. 1988. Leningrad, Nauka Publishing House.
2.First North American records of the Eastern Palearctic Flat Bug Mezira subsetosa Josifov and Kerzhner (Hemiptera: Aradidae:...
Hoebeke E.R., Williams G., Carter M.E. 2019. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 121: 439-448.