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Species of Thripinae (Thysanoptera) from bamboo in Malaysia, with one new species and six new records

Articles

Journal/Conference:

ZOOTAXA

Language:

English

Year:

2015

Volume:

3918

Issue:

4

Pages:

492-502

Keywords:

Poaceae; bamboo; new species; Clypeothrips; Neocorynothrips; Okajimaella; Simulothrips; Stenchaetothrips

Nine species of Thripinae that inhabit bamboo are recorded from Malaysia. Clypeothrips idrisi sp.n. is described as a second species in the genus, and Trichromothrips bruncurrum Reyes is considered a syn.n. of Neocorynothrips asiaticus Ramakrishna & Margabandhu. Six species are newly recorded from Malaysia: N. asiaticus, Okajimaella tubercula, Simulothrips banpoti, Stenchaetothrips bambusicola, S. bambusae and S. spinalis. Seven species of Stenchaetothrips are now known from Malaysia. Illustrations and descriptions of each species are provided.