Brachyurothrips anomalus Bagnall, 1921

Lima, Élison Fabrício B., O’Donnell, Cheryle A., Sousa, Yago Lucas C. & Zamar, María Inés, 2021, Identification of second instar larvae of Panchaetothripinae (Thysanoptera Thripidae) in Brazil and Argentina, Zootaxa 5047 (4), pp. 453-464 : 456

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Brachyurothrips anomalus Bagnall


Brachyurothrips anomalus Bagnall

( Figs 6 View FIGURES 1–15 , 24, 35 View FIGURES 22–42 )

Body color yellow. Antennal segment III with setae longer than the length of the segment and reaching segment VII ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 1–15 ). Body dorsal setae long and acute 1.5x to 2 x the length (anterior/posterior) of the segment. Head setae D1 inserted posteriorly to setae D4. Pronotum with no sclerotized blotch. Abdominal tergite II with no spiracle visible; segment X with six anal setae about 1.3x longer than the length of the segment ( Fig. 35 View FIGURES 22–42 ). Spiracles small, present only on the thorax and abdominal segment VIII with, with no pores within 4-6 facets ( Fig. 24 View FIGURES 22–42 ). One synonym of this species has been described from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from an unidentified pepper, but larvae were not examined. The characterization above was based on specimens from Solanum from Boa Esperança, São Tomé and Príncipe (USNM).