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

Volume 9, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Nanothrips parviceps spec. nov. (Figs.* 1 -3). Female (apterous). Length 0.96 to 1.22 mm. (distended). Colour: Body brown, head, antennae, tube and most of legs yellow. Head yellow; antennae: i to vi wholly yellow, vii slightly brownish at apex, viii grey-brown. Thorax uniformly light brown; legs: all coxae and trochanters light brown; middle and hind femora pale yellowish brown in basal half; rest of legs yellow. Abdomen: i - ix like thorax; tube orange yellow, its distal one-sixth brown. All setae greyish-yellow.

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