Aeolothrips tenuicornis Bagnall

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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Aeolothrips tenuicornis Bagnall


Aeolothrips tenuicornis Bagnall

This species is found in North-West and Central Europe, and is recorded from several Mediterranean countries from the Azores to Iran ( Mortazawiha & Dern 1977; Zur Strassen 2003). Its distribution is mainly in moderate climate Regions, where it can be found in flowers of many plant species. First interception record from Ethiopia: flower auction in Aalsmeer, 24.xi. 2005, Rosa —cut flower (A. O. Roes). This is the first record from the Afrotropical Region.