Authentic report of the emesine bug Gardena melinarthrum Dohrn, 1860 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae) from India

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Sangamesh R. Hiremath
Santana Saikia
Hemant V. Ghate


An emesine bug, Gardena melinarthrum Dohrn, 1860, is reported from two areas in India—Kerala and Assam. Both, macropterous and apterous forms are found in India. This is the first illustrated report of this assassin bug from India.

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