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Published: 2022-09-19
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First records of Pochazia shantungensis (Chou & Lu, 1977) (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Ricaniidae) in Italy

Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wilcza 64, 00-679 Warszawa, Poland.
Agronomy Technician, Ornellaia Winery, Bolgheri, Castagneto Carducci (LI), Italy.
Koppert Italia, Tecnico Area Toscana, Viareggio (LU), Tuscany; Italy.
4CREA Research Centre for Plant Protection and Certification (CREA—DC), Via Lanciola 12/a, 50125, Cascine del Riccio (FI), Italy.
Hemiptera alien invasive species Asiatic pest brown winged cicada Europe polyphagous species


The invasive ricaniid species Pochazia shantungensis (Chou & Lu, 1977), an Asiatic pest in China and Korea, is reported for the first time in Italy. This is the fourth confirmed record from Europe after Turkey, France, and Germany. The list of the host plants recorded in Europe is given. Illustrations of male and female genital structures (external and internal) are also presented.



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