Zemiathrips Mound,

Mound, Laurence A., Dang, Li-Hong & Tree, Desley J., 2013, Genera of fungivorous Phlaeothripinae (Thysanoptera) from dead branches and leaf-litter in Australia, Zootaxa 3681 (3), pp. 201-224: 222

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3681.3.1

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scientific name

Zemiathrips Mound
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Zemiathrips Mound 

This genus is known only from Australia, where it is widespread in Eucalyptus  leaf-litter ( Fig. 47View FIGURES 46 – 49). The five known species, Z. anatolis  , Z. biseta  , Z. greensladeae  , Z. triseta  and Z. uptoni  , have been found widely across eastern Australia, from Tasmania to Queensland.

Diagnosis. Head about as long as wide, usually reticulate, cheeks swollen and incut behind eyes; postocular setae long, capitate; mouth-cone short, stylets wide apart; antennae 8 -segmented, I –III usually with dorsal setae capitate, VIII constricted basally, III and IV each with 2 sensoria; pronotum with 4 pairs of long, capitate setae, anteroangulars reduced; notopleural sutures complete or incomplete; basantra present; mesopraesternum transverse; no sternopleural sutures; fore tarsi usually without tooth; fore wings, if present, without duplicated cilia; pelta rectangular or anterior margin rounded; tergites II –VII usually each with 2 pairs of wing retaining setae in macroptera, with one pair in aptera; tube shorter than head, anal setae much shorter than tube; male sternite VIII without pore plate.