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Two new species of Mycterothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from Southwestern China



Mycterothrips gongshanensis sp.n. and M. yelangi sp.n. are described from Southwestern China. Both species have been collected from tea (Camellia sinensis), and M. gongshanensis sp.n. is a potential pest in tea gardens. An identification key is provided to the Mycterothrips species recorded from China.



Thysanoptera, Mycterothrips, Thripinae, new species, Southwestern China

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