First record of the genus Eryngyothrips from Iran with description of a new species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
Minaei Kambiz, Alavi Jalil, Fekrat Lida, Aleosfoor Maryam
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 54(2): 455-460, 2014
Published in print: 15th December 2014
Abstract: The genus Eryngyothrips Bhatti, 1979 is recorded from Iran for the first time.
Eryngyothrips banihashemii sp. nov. is described and illustrated from specimens
collected at the base of Cirsium sp. in Fars province. The problems in
morphological character interpretation for discrimination of two genera,
Eryngyothrips and Oxythrtips Uzel, 1895 are discussed.
Key words: Thysanoptera, Eryngyothrips banihashemii, Oxythrips, new record, new species, host plant, Cirsium sp., Fars province, Iran, Palaearctic Region