Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Key to New Zealand Reduviidae genera

This key provides the means to identify genera of reduviid, or assassin bugs, which are so far represented in New Zealand by a single subfamily, the Emesinae (thread-legged bugs).

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Citation for this publication

Whole key package: Larivière M-C 2014. Identification keys to New Zealand Heteroptera genera (Insecta: Hemiptera). Version 1.0.
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Date of access: 19 Mar 2018

Individual key: Larivière M-C 2014. Key to New Zealand Reduviidae genera. In: [whole key package citation].

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