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Acknowledgments. We thank Dr. James Zahniser (National Identification Services, USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine) for confirming identification of the specimens and Dr. Theresa Cira (University of Minnesota) for providing a review of an earlier version of this manuscript. Funding for the survey efforts resulting in these detections of B. hilaris was provided by a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant.
- early detection
- invasive species
- painted bug
- range expansion