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Australian spore-feeding thrips of the genus Phaulothrips (Thysanoptera, Idolothripinae)

Mound, L. A. and Tree, D. J. (2013) Australian spore-feeding thrips of the genus Phaulothrips (Thysanoptera, Idolothripinae). Zootaxa, 3608 (4). pp. 239-252. ISSN 11755326 (ISSN)

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Article Link(s): http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3608.4.2

Abstract

Breeding by several of the spore-feeding species in the genus Phaulothrips is shown to be associated with abandoned tunnels of bees and scolytid beetles, as well as with the dead seed capsules of Eucalyptus species. The breeding sites for other species in the genus remain unknown, but 16 species are here recognised from Australia, of which the following six are newly described: P. daguilaris, P. flindersi, P. kingae, P. kranzae, P. oakeyi, P. whyallae. Copyright © 2013 Magnolia Press.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Biosecurity Queensland
Keywords:Idolothripinae New species Phaulothrips Phlaeothripidae Spore-feeding
Subjects:Science > Entomology
Deposited On:28 Oct 2013 04:04
Last Modified:28 Oct 2013 04:04

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