Neohydatothrips hemileucus (Hood)

Lima, Élison Fabrício B. & Mound, Laurence A., 2016, Species-richness in Neotropical Sericothripinae (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), Zootaxa 4162 (1), pp. 1-45: 26

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

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Neohydatothrips hemileucus (Hood)
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Neohydatothrips hemileucus (Hood) 

( Figs 23View FIGURES 15 – 23, 47View FIGURES 41 – 49, 95, 96View FIGURES 92 – 103)

Sericothrips hemileucus Hood, 1952: 144  .

Female macroptera. Colour: body bicoloured ( Fig. 95View FIGURES 92 – 103), head brown, pronotum yellow with posteroangular setae dark brown, mesonotum and metanotum brown, tergites II–IV light brown, V–VI yellow, VII dark brown, VIII–X yellow; fore wing with 3 dark and 3 pale bands, apex pale, clavus dark with stout dark setae; antennal segments I– II pale, III–IV yellow with light brown apices; hind tibiae yellow, femora shaded with light brown.

Structure: Occipital apodeme distant from eyes; ocellar area closely striate, postocular setae in longitudinal row close to eye ( Fig. 23View FIGURES 15 – 23); antennal segments III & IV slender with an apical neck; pronotum transversely striate with no internal markings, blotch not defined except for anterior apodeme ( Fig. 23View FIGURES 15 – 23); mesonotum and metanotum closely striate ( Fig. 47View FIGURES 41 – 49); metasternal plate with shallow emargination; fore wing second vein with no setae; tergites VII–VIII with complete comb of long microtrichia on posterior margin, no comb medially on remaining tergites; tergite IX with 2 pairs of mid-dorsal setae.

Male macroptera. Similar to but smaller than female and tergite VIII brown ( Fig. 96View FIGURES 92 – 103).

Material studied. Holotype female, BRAZIL, São Paulo State, Salesópolis , 8.vi.1948 ( USNMAbout USNM)  ; Santa Catarina State, Nova Teutônia [Seara], 16 females 2 males, v & x–xii.1949, xi.1955, and vii.1957, mainly from Solanum  sp. and Balfourodendron licanum  ( USNMAbout USNM)  ; São Paulo State, Piracicaba , 1 female from Dracena marginata  colourama, 16.viii.1993 (E. Bergmann) ( ESALQ)  .

Comments. Described from 2 females from São Paulo (vi.1948), and one from Nova Teutônia (i.1949), the structure of the head with the transverse apodeme far behind the eyes is unusual, as are the slender antennae. 

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Thysanoptera

Family

Thripidae

Genus

Neohydatothrips

Loc

Neohydatothrips hemileucus (Hood)

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

2016
Loc

Sericothrips hemileucus

Hood 1952: 144