Nysius aa

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Nysius aa
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Lygaeidae
Genus: Nysius
Species: N. aa
Binomial name
Nysius aa[1]

Nysius aa is a species of Wēkiu bug (a type of seed bug in the genus Nysius) endemic to the area around the summit of Mauna Loa, on the island of Hawaiʻi. It is closely related to Nysius wekiuicola, which is another species of Wēkiu bug endemic to the nearby Mauna Kea.


  1. ^ "Nysius AA (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae), a new species of micropterous wekiu bug from the summit of Mauna Loa volcano, Hawaii". Office of Mauna Kea Management. 2004. Retrieved 2017-02-01.