Ricania japonica (Hemiptera: Ricaniidae): Found in the Western Black Sea, Turkey

Abstract :

The exotic species Ricania japonica Melichar, 1898 (Hemiptera: Ricaniidae) was collected for the first time in the Western Black Sea Region, Turkey in 2017. It is Far East origin and assumed to be invaded from Georgia in 2006 to the Eastern Black Sea Region of Turkey, and then a sudden outbreak occured and has increased its distribution area to the West of Turkey


Keyword :

Ricania japonica, Ricaniidae,  new record, Western Black Sea, Turkey


Author(s) : Öztemiz, S.
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Published Issue : 2018 Vol. 13 Number 1


2018 Vol. 13 Number 1