Parthenothrips dracaenae (Heeger)

Lima, Élison Fabrício Bezerra, O’Donnell, Cheryle Ann, Miyasato, Elisa Aiko & Br, Pi., 2020, The Panchaetothripinae (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) of Brazil, with one new Caliothrips species, Zootaxa 4820 (2), pp. 201-230: 218

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4820.2.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:340C25FD-6DD4-482F-A5F9-40715B4FA206

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4397606

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC87D5-FFA5-FFEE-FF1D-DE4DFFC4F24B

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Plazi

scientific name

Parthenothrips dracaenae (Heeger)
status

 

Parthenothrips dracaenae (Heeger)  

( Figs 32 View FIGURES 18–33 , 63 View FIGURES 52–64 , 90 View FIGURES 77–91 )

This species is commonly known as the ‘palm-thrips’and is possibly native to Australia or Africa ( Mound & Tree 2020), but has been introduced worldwide in greenhouses. This is the first record of the species in Brazil, but 10 specimens were examined at the USNM and recorded from Colombia on Fatsia japonica   on 10.iii.1996   .

NEW RECORD. Brazil. Paraná: Curitiba , on leaves of Chaemaedorea elegans   , 12 females, 9.x.2006, (R.C. Monteiro) ( ESALQ)   .

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History