oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Studies on South African Thysanoptera - II



Chirothrips hoodi sp.n. (Figs. 1 and 2). Female (macropterous). Length about 1.2 mm. General colour yellowish brown. Head brown with a very slight tinge of yellow; the entire thorax and abdomen paler and more distinctly tinged with yellow; femora same colour as the thorax on the outer margin, the rest more yellow; fore tibiae yellow except for the outer portion of the basal angle, middle and hind tibiae yellowish brown gradually becoming more yellow towards the apex which is practically pure yellow; all tarsi yellow.


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