Bathrips melanicornis (Shumsher),

Masumoto, Masami & Okajima, Shûji, 2021, Contributions to the knowledge of Thysanoptera (Insecta) from Japan, Zootaxa 4970 (3), pp. 593-596: 593

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4970.3.11

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:1B12304A-6173-4F1D-A001-3F962764C7D8

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4908266

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AC878C-FFCD-FFDE-DBAD-F93DFC57FF2B

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Bathrips melanicornis (Shumsher)
status

 

Bathrips melanicornis (Shumsher) 

Specimens examined. Japan, Ryukyu Islands: Yoron Is., 1 female on Ipomoea indica  [ Convolvulaceae  ], 19.x.2003, K. Minoura. Okinawa-hontou Is., Onna-son, Nakadomari, 1 female on Morus australis  [ Moraceae  ], 20.xi.2010. Okinawahontou Is., Tomigusuku-shi, Nesabu, 1 female & 3 males on Duranta repens  [ Verbenaceae  ], 2.vii.2015. Sesoko-jima Is., 1 female on Phaseolus vulgaris  [ Fabaceae  ]. Ie-jima Is., 1 female on Ipomoea batatas  , 23.x.2003. (all collected by K. Minoura). Ishigaki-jima Is., Takeda: 1 female on Morus  leaves, 29.viii.1989, S. Okajima. 2 females on Morus  leaves, 5.ix.1989, S. Okajima. Iriomote-jima Is., Otomi-rindou: 1 female (host unknown), 26.iii.2019, S. Okajima.

Notes. This species is widespread in Southeast Asia to Australia. Little is known of the biology but the species is often associated with several vegetable crops such as soybeans and groundnuts in Java ( Miyazaki et al. 1984; Mound & Ng 2009), and often intercepted by Japanese plant quarantine on Ocimum basilicum  [ Lamiaceae  ] imported from Laos or Ocimum tenuiflorum  imported from Thailand ( Masumoto et al. 2012).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Thysanoptera

Family

Thripidae

Genus

Bathrips