oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - New records of South African Thysanoptera with description of a new Phlaeothripid Genus

Volume 31, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Several small collections of Thysanoptera from various parts of South Africa have in the past two years been sent in for identification. Most of these collections contained species from localities or regions where the species in question is not yet known. Amongst these species there are four which have been recorded only once before, whilst two other species are new to the fauna of South Africa, and a third has to be transferred to a genus descriptionbed below as new.

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