Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Brachymna tenuis Stål, 1861 (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), a new invasive bamboo pest in Korea with notes on insects associated with bamboos.

Abstract

Background: We report first observations of the invasive bamboo pest, Brachymna tenuis Stål, 1861 in Korea as the first species of Brachymna Stål, 1861 (Pentatomidae) reported from the country. New information: Comments on its pest status and distribution are provided. General information on this bamboo-feeding insect in Korea is analysed and provided for the first time.