A tamarisk thrips, Liothrips reuteri (Bagnall) (Thysanoptera: Tubulifera), collected on Tamarix from Mandali (Diyala Province) is recorded from Iraq for the first time. This also represents the first record of the genus Liothrips Uzel for this country. A current checklist of the tubuliferan thrips from Iraq is provided. The new records increase the known tubuliferan thrips reported in Iraq to 12 species in 6 genera representing two subfamilies of the family Phlaeothripidae. Diagnostic morphological characters and the geographical distribution of the newly recorded thrips are given.
Thysanoptera, Tubulifera, Liothrips, Tamarix, Iraq
"New record of the genus and species Liothrips reuteri (Bagnall) from Iraq, with a checklist of tubuliferan species (Thysanoptera),"
Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 40:
4, Article 18.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol40/iss4/18