Podothrips: first record from Iran with a new species (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae)


Abstract: Podothrips erami Minaei sp. Nov. İs described and illustrated from Fars Province in southern Iran. This is the first record of the genus from Iran. The new species is bicolored and conforms with P. Denticeps Hood and P. Distinctus Ananthakrishnan in bearing a lateral forward-directed tooth behind the compound eyes.

Keywords: Fars Province, Haplothripini, new record, new species, Podothrips

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