Astrothrips tumiceps Karny, 1923

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 : 276

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

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4475282

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Astrothrips tumiceps Karny
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Astrothrips tumiceps Karny  

( Figs 13 View FIGURES 9–16 , 21 View FIGURES 17–26 )

Described from Java, Indonesia, this species is recorded widely across Southeast Asia from India to Japan and northern Australia ( Rachana et al. 2019). It is here recorded in China for the first time. The anterior half of the mesonotum in this species is clearly divided into two by a deep notch ( Fig. 21 View FIGURES 17–26 ). Antennal segments III–IV of males have the sense cone forked but in female these sense cones are simple ( Kudo 1995).

Material studied. CHINA, Yunnan Province, Xishuangbanna tropical botanical garden, 4 females and 1 male from Moringa oleifera   , 1 female from Ficus championii   , 1 female from Sarcandra glabra   , 11.iii.2017 (Zhang Hong-rui, Li Ya-jin)   .