oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Records and descriptions of South African Thysanoptera - II

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Arhipidothrips brunneus spec. nov. (figs. 1-3). Female (macropterous). Length 1.8 to 1.9 mm. (distended). Colour: general colour brown, wings banded, first four antennal segments almost white. Head brown, eyes so dark red as to appear black, mouth-cone and palpi brown. Antennae: i very pale grey, ii, iii and iv practically white, transparent; pedicel of iii yellow; extreme base of iv (about 3 �) grey, and about 3 � at apex of iv tinged with very pale brown; v to ix light brown, viii and ix slightly paler, v with sub-basal paler yellowish band about 4 � in length.

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