Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Key to New Zealand Anthocoridae genera

This key provides the means to identify anthocorid genera irrespective of their subfamily or tribe affiliation. This bypasses difficulties associated with the identification of flower bugs, or minute pirate bugs, to subfamily or tribe levels on the basis of external morphology.

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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: 28 Nov 2021

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

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