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Abstract

A new record of exotic seed bug Nerthus taivanicus (Heteropter: Lygaeoidea: Heterogastridae) from Japan.

Abstract

Nerthus taivanicus (Bergroth, 1914) is recorded from Japan for the first time as the sixth species of Japanese Heterogastridae. This species is estimated to be an exotic species Japan because its occurrence is restricted to urbanized environments. Including the university campus in the Tokyo metropolis,.