Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Mass invasion of Elm seed bugs Arocatus melanocephalus (Fabricius, 1798) (Hemiptera Lygaeidae) in apartments in the Netherlands.

Abstract

Mass invasion of the recently recorded, invasive Elm seed bug Arocatus melanocephalus (Fabricius, 1798) (Hemiptera Lygaeidae) has been registered for the first time in the Netherlands. Possible causes, experienced inconvenience and prevention measures are discussed.