The emesine assassin bug genus Empicoris (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) from Japan

  title={The emesine assassin bug genus Empicoris (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) from Japan},
  author={T. Ishikawa},
Empicoris Wolff, 1811 belongs to the tribe Ploiariolini of the assassin bug subfamily Emesinae, bearing a particular resemblance to some mosquitoes at first glance in their small body, slender appendages and black and white color pattern. Approximately 70 species from all over the world have been described in this genus (cf. Maldonado Capriles 1990; Putshkov & Putshkov 1996; Putshkov et al. 1999). However, a large number of new species of Empicoris can be expected not only from insufficiently… Expand
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