Opisthacidius lutzi ( Costa Lima, 1940 ),

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 lutzi ( Costa Lima, 1940 )


Opisthacidius lutzi ( Costa Lima, 1940) 

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Distribution. Argentina: Buenos Aires, La Rioja, Mendoza, Salta, San Luis, and Santiago del Estero ( Lent and Wygodzinsky 1947b).

Material examined. 1♀, P.N. Iguazú, XII-1979, Car- pintero coll., PNI0101 (MACN). 

Remarks. First record for Misiones province.

This species can be distinguished by the small size (less than 20 mm); the mostly black pronotum and corium, and the dark abdominal sterna ( Lent and Wygodzinsky 1956).