Kremnothrips epakrus, Mound, Laurence A. & Tree, Desley J., 2017

Mound, Laurence A. & Tree, Desley J., 2017, Two new Australian fungus-feeding thrips in two new Plectrothripini genera (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripinae), Zootaxa 4273 (3), pp. 443-446 : 444-445

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4273.3.10

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:08CC8B8D-B8A7-4042-899E-C06269D1007D

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6016967

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC87BD-9000-FFB9-FF2A-3F0EFC3FDF7E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Kremnothrips epakrus
status

sp.n.

Kremnothrips epakrus sp.n. ( Figs 1–6 View FIGURES 1 – 6 )

Female microptera. Body, legs and antennae golden brown, tarsal apex sclerotized and brown. With the character states in the generic diagnosis. Pronotum with anterior margin slightly eroded medially. Fore wing lobe about 90 microns long each with 2 long fine setae.

Measurements (holotype female in microns). Body length 2750. Head, length 300; width medially 200. Pronotum, length 200; width 300; major setae, anteromarginals 40 (12), anteroangulars 75, midlaterals 90, epimerals 120, posteroangulars 100. Tergite VIII lateral setae 150. Tergite IX setae, S1 175; S2 180; S3 180. Tube length 150. Antennal segments I–VIII length, 75, 50 (110 ventrally), 55, 45, 35, 30, 35, 45.

Specimens studied. Holotype female microptera, Australia, Queensland, Behana Gorge , Wooroonooran National Park., dead branches & leaves, 3.xi.2008 (D.J.Tree 778), in ANIC.

Paratype. one micropterous female taken with holotype, in QDPC, Brisbane.

ANIC

Australian National Insect Collection