Neohydatothrips fimbriatus (Hood)

Lima, Élison Fabrício B. & Mound, Laurence A., 2016, Species-richness in Neotropical Sericothripinae (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), Zootaxa 4162 (1), pp. 1-45: 21

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4162.1.1

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scientific name

Neohydatothrips fimbriatus (Hood)
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Neohydatothrips fimbriatus (Hood) 

( Figs 91View FIGURES 80 – 91, 92View FIGURES 92 – 103)

Sericothrips fimbriatus Hood, 1954: 200  .

Female macroptera. Colour: body strongly bicoloured ( Fig. 91View FIGURES 80 – 91), brown on head, mesonotum, metanotum, tergites II –IV and VII –VIII, tergite IX light brown, X yellow, pronotum pale with blotch yellowish; fore wing dark with pale band sub-basally and at apex, clavus dark with pale setae; antennal segments I –II pale, III –IV pale at base; hind tibiae yellow in contrast to dark brown femora.

Structure: Occipital apodeme confluent with posterior margin of eyes, ocellar area with widely spaced striations; antennal segments III & IV with an apical neck; pronotal anterior area with broad transverse reticulations without internal markings, blotch in part transversely striate; mesonotum and metanotum striate; metasternal plate with shallow emargination; fore wing second vein with no setae; tergites II –VIII with complete comb of microtrichia on posterior margin, comb short on anterior tergites; tergite IX with 2 pairs of mid-dorsal setae.

Male macroptera. Similar to female, but smaller and with tergite VII pale ( Fig. 92View FIGURES 92 – 103).

Material studied. Holotype female, BRAZIL, Santa Catarina State, Nova Teutônia [Seara], ii. 1950  ; 1 female from Sapium  sp., 1.xii.1949; 12 females, 1 male from Capoeira , 18–20.x.1949 (F. Plaumann) ( USNMAbout USNM). 

Comments. Described from 5 females, a further 13 females and 1 male have now been identified from the same locality. This species is similar to N. basilaris  in having a complete fringe of microtrichia on the posterior margin of tergites II –VIII.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Thysanoptera

Family

Thripidae

Genus

Neohydatothrips

Loc

Neohydatothrips fimbriatus (Hood)

Lima, Élison Fabrício B. & Mound, Laurence A. 2016
2016
Loc

Sericothrips fimbriatus

Hood 1954: 200