Astrothrips, Karny, 1921

Li, Yajin, Mound, Laurence A., Xie, Yanlan & Zhang, Hongrui, 2021, Species of Astrothrips from China, with one new species and a list of plant associations (Thysanoptera, Panchaetothripinae), Zootaxa 4920 (2), pp. 267-277 : 269-270

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4920.2.7

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4520048

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Astrothrips
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Key to species of Astrothrips   from China

1. Antennae 8-segmented ( Fig. 26 View FIGURES 17–26 ); metanotum with triangle of reticulation weakly defined ( Fig. 17 View FIGURES 17–26 )..................... 2

-. Antennae with 5 to 7 segments ( Figs 24–25 View FIGURES 17–26 ); metanotum triangle of reticulation sharply defined ( Figs 20, 22 View FIGURES 17–26 )............ 3

2. Antennal segments III–IV with sense cone forked...................................................... strasseni  

-. Antennal segments III–IV with sense cone simple..................................................... asiaticus  

3. Pronotum with a strong transverse submarginal apodeme extending fully across posterior margin ( Fig. 15 View FIGURES 9–16 ); sternites of male with a minute circular pore plate ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 1–8 )...................................................... glanduculus   sp.n.

-. Pronotum without such a long transverse submarginal ridge ( Figs 9–10, 13 View FIGURES 9–16 ); sternites of male with U-shaped pore plate or with pore plate absent ( Fig. 5 View FIGURES 1–8 )............................................................................... 4

4. Abdominal tergite X of female with the tips of apical setae expanded ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 1–8 )........................... chisinliaoensis  

-. Abdominal tergite X of female with tips of apical setae pointed ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 1–8 ).......................................... 5

5. Mesonotum anterior third fully divided with no sculptured reticulate connection ( Fig. 21 View FIGURES 17–26 ) [male with no sternal pore plates]............................................................................................... tumiceps  

-. Mesonotum anterior third with reticulate sculpture and U-shaped transverse ridge joining the pair of lateral areas ( Figs 17, 18, 20, 22 View FIGURES 17–26 ).............................................................................................. 6

6. Pronotum with weak submarginal ridge across little more than median third of posterior margin ( Fig. 10 View FIGURES 9–16 ); antennae 6-segmented; sternites IV–VII of male each with U-shaped pore plate......................................... globiceps  

-. Pronotum posterior margin without a transverse submarginal ridge ( Fig. 9 View FIGURES 9–16 ); antennae 5–7 segmented; sternites of male without any pore plate.................................................................................. aucubae