oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new gall-inducing phlaeothripid species (Insecta: Thysanoptera) from South Africa



Mallothrips giliomeei spec. nov., from the southwestern Cape Province, South Africa, is descriptionbed and illustrated. The species belongs in the Phlaeothripidae to the tribe Hoplothripini and inhabits the leaves of the tree Nuxia floribunda Bentham (Loganiaceae) causing marginal leaf rolls. This is the first record of Mallothrips outside India.


Article metrics loading...

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error