M. Mirab-balou, M. Shi and X.X. Chen

A newly recorded genus and species of Haplothripini (Thysanoptera : Phlaeothripidae) from Iran.

Number: 240, Pages: 1 - 8

During the study of Iranian thrips in 2008-2010, Bagnalliella yuccae (Hinds, 1902) (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) was collected on the flowers of Yucca (Agavaceae) from Alborz and Hamedan provinces, which represents the first record of both the genus and species in Iran. This genus is the fifth member of the tribe Haplothripini recorded from Iran. A key is provided to identifying of the Iranian genera of Haplothripini.

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