Dactuliothrips kaszabi Pelikán, 1964: 267

Pereyra, Veronica & Borbón, Carlos Manuel De, 2013, The American genus Dactuliothrips (Thysanoptera: Aeolothripidae) with three new species, Zootaxa 3734 (1), pp. 1-14: 4-5

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Dactuliothrips kaszabi Pelikán, 1964: 267
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Dactuliothrips kaszabi Pelikán, 1964: 267 

Body dark brown ( Fig. 6View FIGURES 4 – 11. D), with antennal segment III and occasionally also the base of segment IV pale ( Fig. 13View FIGURES 12 – 28); dark fore wings with a pale area near the base and a darker area in the middle around the transverse veins ( Fig. 78View FIGURES 63 – 81). Head relatively long, covered with microtrichia and with two pairs of long postocular setae ( Figs 22–23View FIGURES 12 – 28). Pronotum with developed major setae, about four pairs of setae on anterior margin and four pairs on posterior margin ( Fig. 31View FIGURES 29 – 36). Mesonotum covered with microtrichia ( Fig. 39View FIGURES 37 – 48). Metanotum with one pair of setae on anterior margin, with arcuate sculpture and with microtrichia on median anterior area ( Fig. 39View FIGURES 37 – 48). Fore femur with 4–9 spurs on inner margin ( Figs 63, 68View FIGURES 63 – 81). Abdominal sternites covered with microtrichia with about 10 discal setae in a transverse row ( Fig. 45View FIGURES 37 – 48); sternite VII with three pairs of posteromarginal setae and two pairs of slightly smaller supernumerary setae ( Fig. 51View FIGURES 49 – 62). Male ( Figs 7View FIGURES 4 – 11. D, 60View FIGURES 49 – 62) with paired longitudinal ridges on abdominal tergite I that do not reach the anterior margin of the tergite ( Fig. 56View FIGURES 49 – 62).

This species was described from specimens collected in Rio Negro on Fabiana imbricata  ( Solanaceae  ); and was also collected on Colletia  sp. ( Rhamnaceae  ) and rose flowers (De Santis et al. 1980). New records for this species are: Mendoza, on Berberis grevilleana  ( Berberidaceae  ) flowers; Río Negro, on apple flowers; and Chubut, on Retanilla patagonica  ( Rhamnaceae  ).

Material examined. Argentina, Río Negro, General Roca, 2 females, on Apple flowers, 26.viii. 2008 (L. Cichón); Bariloche, 5 females, 5 males, on Fabiana imbrincata  , 15.xii. 2009 (J. Ortego). Mendoza, Bardas Blancas, 3 females, 1 male, on Berberis grevilleana  , 11.x 2009 (C. de Borbón). Chubut, La Begonia, 5 females, 2 males on Retanilla patagónica  , x. 2008 (María E. Arce).