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Published: 2016-06-30

The Sericothripinae genus Neohydatothrips (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) in India with description of two new species

Centre for DNA Taxonomy (CDT), Molecular Systematics Division, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata 700 053, West Bengal, India
Centre for DNA Taxonomy (CDT), Molecular Systematics Division, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata 700 053, West Bengal, India
Thysanoptera new species thrips key molecular data India


Two new species of Neohydatothrips are described from India, N. chandrai and N. plumeria. The former was collected on leaves of a hedge plant in northwest India, and the latter on flowers and leaves of Plumeria sp. in eastern India. A key to the seven species of Neohydatothrips recorded from India is also provided. Partial sequence data of mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase (mtCOI) from the holotypes of each of these two new species were generated.



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How to Cite

TYAGI, K., & KUMAR, V. (2016). The Sericothripinae genus <em>Neohydatothrips</em> (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) in India with description of two new species. Zootaxa, 4132(3), 438–444.