Rhamphothrips

Mound, Laurence A. & Tree, Desley J., 2011, New records and four new species of Australian Thripidae (Thysanoptera) emphasise faunal relationships between northern Australia and Asia, Zootaxa 2764, pp. 35-48: 41

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.276839

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Rhamphothrips
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Key to Rhamphothrips   species from Australia

1. Female sternum VII setae S 1 and S 2 very small, shorter than distance between their bases ( Fig. 30 View FIGURES 27 – 32 ); female fore tibia with ventral apical margin bearing two small tubercles each with one seta; metanotum closely but irregularly striate ( Fig. 29 View FIGURES 27 – 32 ); male fore coxae with hook-like tubercle posteromedially ( Figs 27, 28 View FIGURES 27 – 32 ); male terga II –VIII with toothed craspedum complete across posterior margin ( Fig. 23 View FIGURES 15 – 23 ), IX with median setal pair far apart and each arising on a small tubercle ( Fig. 23 View FIGURES 15 – 23 )....... tenuirostris  

-. Female sternum VII setae S 1 and S 2 longer than distance between their bases ( Fig. 18 View FIGURES 15 – 23 ); female fore tibia without ventral apical tubercles; metanotum with irregular longitudinal reticulation ( Fig. 25 View FIGURES 24 – 26 ); male fore coxae without hook-like tubercle; male tergum IX median setae different ( Figs 21, 22 View FIGURES 15 – 23 )............................................................... 2

2. Male with craspedum toothed laterally only on tergum VII ( Fig. 22 View FIGURES 15 – 23 ); male tergum IX median setae arising well separated from each other ( Fig. 22 View FIGURES 15 – 23 ); female with antennal segments IV –V largely pale with apex shaded, VI brown with base variably paler............................................................................................... pandens  

-. Male with craspedum toothed laterally on additional terga; male tergum IX median setae arising close together on one or a pair of small tubercles; female with antennal segment V light brown or dark brown................................... 3

3. Females with antennal segments V –VIII almost uniformly dark brown, I –IV sharply paler than V; male terga III –VIII with craspedum prominently toothed laterally ( Fig. 17 View FIGURES 15 – 23 ); ovipositor less than 240 microns long......................... amyae  

-. Females with antennal segments I –III pale, IV shaded in apical third, V –VIII light brown; male with craspedum toothed laterally only on terga VI –VII ( Fig. 21 View FIGURES 15 – 23 ); ovipositor often 270 microns long........................................ cissus