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The fi rst record of the plant bug Platycranus metriorrhynchus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) in Croatia

Petr Kment ; Department of Entomology, National Museum, Kunratice 1, CZ-148 00 Praha 4, Czech Republic

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The plant bug Platycranus (Genistocapsus) metriorrhynchus Reuter, 1883 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae: Orthotylini) is recorded from Croatia for the first time, based on specimens collected in the Biokovo Mountains (Central Dalmatia). The species was collected from Genista radiata (L.) Scopoli (Fabaceae


Heteroptera, Miridae, faunistics, new record, host plant, Dalmatia, Croatia

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