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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 1
First record of Picromerus Amyot and Serville (1843) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Asopinae) from Khairpur district Sindh, Pakistan

Shabana Mangi, Abdul Manan Shaikh, Hafeeza Gul and Reshma Sahito

During the present study of the taxonomy of stink bugs, only a male and a female specimen of genus Picromerus Amyot and Serville (1843) were collected from the district Khairpur during March 2014 to October 2016. The present specimens resemble with Picromerus orientalis (Rishi and Abbasi 1973) in morphology and anatomy of female and male external genitalia including pygophore external appearance cup-shaped, dorsolateral lobe small, paramers sickle-shaped, spermathecal bulb elongated pump region broader, and identification was done with the help of available literature. However, this genus is being first time reported from Khairpur district of Sindh Pakistan.
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How to cite this article:
Shabana Mangi, Abdul Manan Shaikh, Hafeeza Gul, Reshma Sahito. First record of Picromerus Amyot and Serville (1843) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Asopinae) from Khairpur district Sindh, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2018;6(1):370-374.
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