Anaphothrips sudanensis Trybom

Vierbergen, Gijsbertus, 2014, Thysanoptera intercepted in the Netherlands on plant products from Ethiopia, with description of two new species of the genus Thrips, Zootaxa 3765 (3), pp. 269-278 : 271

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Anaphothrips sudanensis Trybom


Anaphothrips sudanensis Trybom  

This species is widespread in the subtropics and tropics ( Mound & Masumoto 2009). It breeds on Poaceae   , but is intercepted regularly during import inspections on other plants. Remarkably, the only interception in the Netherlands with larvae (3 larvae II) was on a consignment of Monstera   , Araceae   , imported from Israël, 14.viii. 1997. From Ethiopia a single female was intercepted on 21.xii. 2011, on Rosa   —cut flower at an import firm in De Kwakel (J.G. de Zeeuw).