Trichromothrips albus (Bhatti),

Li, Yajin, Li, Zhengyue & Zhang, Hongrui, 2019, Trichromothrips genus-group (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) from China, with descriptions of three new species and ten new records, Zootaxa 4544 (1), pp. 79-92: 81

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Trichromothrips albus (Bhatti)


Trichromothrips albus (Bhatti) 

( Figs 3View FIGURES 1–12, 40View FIGURES 40–50)

Collected originally in India from fern, none of the specimens collected in China and listed below were from fern. This species belongs to hospes section, but the brown head with a long neck-like constriction behind the eyes, and abdominal tergites pale without any sculpture ( Figs 3View FIGURES 1–12, 40View FIGURES 40–50), are different from other members of that section.

Specimens examined. China, Guizhou  , Tongren City, Fanjingshan National Nature Reserve , 2 females from Euscaphis japonica  and 1 female from bamboo, 11.viii.2017 (Yajin Li); Anlong County, Xianheping National Forest Park, 1 female from Setaria plicata  , 31.viii.2016 (Xueqiang Yan).