Opisthacidius pertinax ( Breddin, 1903 ),

María C. Melo, Gimena Dellapé, Leonela Olivera, Pablo S. Varela, Sara I. Montemayor & Pablo M. Dellapé, 2017, Diversity of true bugs from Iguazú National Park, Argentina, Check List 13 (5), pp. 479-511: 485

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Opisthacidius pertinax ( Breddin, 1903 )


Opisthacidius pertinax ( Breddin, 1903) 

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Distribution. Argentina: Chaco, Salta, Santiago del Estero, and Tucumán; Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Brisith

Guiana, Ecuador, and Venezuela ( Lent and Wygodzinsky 1966).

Material examined. 1♂, P.N. Iguazú, XII-1979, Car- pintero coll., PNI0102 (MACN). 

Remarks. First record for Misiones province.

This species can be distinguished by the completely black scutellum, and the concolorous veins of hemelytra ( Lent and Wygodzinsky 1956).