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Published: 2017-09-20

Resolving the confused identity of Frankliniella panamensis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)

Plant Health and Environment Laboratory, Ministry for Primary Industries, PO Box 2095, Auckland, New Zealand.
Plant Health and Environment Laboratory, Ministry for Primary Industries, PO Box 2095, Auckland, New Zealand.
Yokohama Plant Protection Station, Kanagawa, Japan.
Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia.
USDA-APHIS PPQ NIS, Beltsville MD, USA.
USDA-APHIS, Miami Plant Inspection Station, Florida, USA.
Thysanoptera hind coxal microtrichia CO1 gene quarantine interceptions

Abstract

Morphological and molecular characters are provided for distinguishing two similar species of Frankliniella that are commonly found by quarantine authorities in international shipments of horticultural produce, particularly from Colombia where panamensis and occidentalis co-exist in greenhouses.

 

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