Drepanothrips Uzel, 1895

Mound, L. A., 2015, Genera of the Scirtothrips genus-group (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) with a new species of Siamothrips from Malaysia, Zootaxa 4021 (2), pp. 387-394: 389

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4021.2.9

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C811FF22-C410-40CA-BFA8-CA3918E5933B

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Drepanothrips Uzel, 1895
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Drepanothrips Uzel, 1895 

The only species in this genus is presumably European in origin, but has been recorded from Russia, Japan and North America. Known as a pest of grapevines in Europe and America, although not in Japan ( Masumoto & Okajima 2007), it lives on the leaves of Corylus  and Quercus  trees in Britain ( Mound et al. 1976). The species is unique among the Scirtothrips  genus-group in having the three terminal antennal segments fused to produce a sixsegmented condition, and the male bears a pair of conspicuous drepanae laterally on the ninth tergite.