Heterothrips myrceugenellae Gallego 1973,

Borbón, Carlos Manuel De, 2010, The Heterothrips species of Argentina, with two new species and biological notes (Thysanoptera, Heterothripidae), Zootaxa 2562, pp. 45-56: 48

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.197145

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Heterothrips myrceugenellae Gallego 1973
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Heterothrips myrceugenellae Gallego 1973 

Described from Argentina on 11 females and 12 males that were collected from Luma apiculata  (= Myrceugenella apiculata  ) ( Myrtaceae  ), a native plant of the southwest forests of Argentina and Chile. It is similar to clusiae from Surinam, and both species are light brown in colour, with ocellar setae III close together behind the first ocellus.

Material examined. ARGENTINA, Bariloche, Río Negro, on flowers of “arrayán”, ii. 1967, 2 female and 2 male paratypes, collected by Arona, in Museo de Ciencias Naturales de La Plata.