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Abstract

First record of banana lacewing bug, Stephanitis typica (Distant) from Pakistan (Hemiptera: Tingidae).

Abstract

Banana Lacewing Bug, Stephanitis typica (Distant, 1903), encountered on Banana, Musa sp. in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan during 2017-2018, is reported for the first time from Pakistan. Main taxonomic features of adult and nymph, distribution, and supportive images of the newly found invasive bug are presented in this paper.