Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Presence of Chroanta ornatula (herrich-schaeffer) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in South America.

Abstract

The alien invasive species Chroanta ornatula (Herrich-Schaeffer, 1842) (ornate stink bug) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) is reported for the first time from South America. Species determination was made from 63 adults captured in the city of Coro, semiarid North-Western region, Falcon State, Venezuela. The importance of this finding on a biological invasions framework is commented.