Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer
Article
Published: 2021-04-01

Tubuliferous Thysanoptera in Australia with an enlarged tenth abdominal segment (Phlaeothripidae, Idolothripinae), including six new species

Australian National Insect Collection CSIRO, PO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601.
c/o Queensland Primary Industries Insect Collection (QDPC), Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland, Ecosciences Precinct, GPO Box 267, Brisbane, Qld, 4001.
Thysanoptera chemical repellent Acallurothrips Neosmerinthothrips Ozothrips Pygothrips

Abstract

Remarkable structural variation in the tenth abdominal segment of some Phlaeothripidae species is discussed, together with its behavioural significance. Two tropical genera are newly recorded from Australia: in Acallurothrips Bagnall four species are recorded, A. darumbali sp.n., A. erubi sp.n., A. yagara sp.n. and A. nogutii Kurosawa, and in Neosmerinthothrips Schmutz two species are recorded, N. barrowi sp.n. and N. turrbali sp.n. The genus Ozothrips was previously based on five species from New Zealand, but O. meanjini sp.n. is here described from Queensland. Four species of Pygothrips are recorded from Australia, a genus that is widespread in tropical countries.

 

References

  1. Bagnall, R.S. (1918) Brief descriptions of new Thysanoptera IX. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 1 (9), 201–221.

    https://doi.org/10.1080/00222931808562303

    Bagnall, R.S. (1921) On Thysanoptera from the Seychelles Islands and Rodrigues. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 7 (9), 257–293.

    https://doi.org/10.1080/00222932108632523

    Crespi, B.J., Morris, D.C. & Mound, L.A. (2004) Evolution of ecological and behavioural diversity: Australian Acacia thrips as model organisms. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra & Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra, 328 pp.

    Dang, L.-H., Mound, L.A. & Qiao, G.-X. (2013) Leaf-litter thrips of the genus Adraneothrips from Asia and Australia (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripinae). Zootaxa, 3716 (1), 001–021.

    https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3716.1.1

    Eow, L.-X., Mound, L.A., Tree, D.J.& Cameron, S.L. (2014) Australian species of spore-feeding Thysanoptera in the genera Carientothrips and Nesothrips (Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae). Zootaxa, 3821 (2), 193–221.

    https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3821.2.2

    Hood, J.D. (1915) A remarkable new thrips from Australia. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 28, 49–51.

    Kurosawa, M. (1932) Descriptions of three new thrips from Japan. Kontyu, 5, 230–242.

    Mound, L.A. (1968) A review of R.S. Bagnall’s Thysanoptera collections. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology Supplement, 11, 1–181.

    Mound, L.A. (1974a) Spore-feeding Thrips (Phlaeothripidae) from Leaf Litter and Dead Wood in Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology. Supplement, 27, 1–106.

    https://doi.org/10.1071/AJZS027

    Mound, L.A. (1974b) The Nesothrips complex of spore-feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology, 31, 109–188.

    https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.part.29485

    Mound, L.A. (2004) Australian long-tailed gall thrips (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripinae, Leeuweniini), with comments on related Old World taxa. Australian Journal of Entomology, 43, 36–45.

    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-6055.2004.00406.x

    Mound, L.A. (2013)Species diversity in the Palaeotropical leaf-litter genus Apelaunothrips (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripinae).Zootaxa, 3741 (1), 181–193.

    https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3741.1.7

    Mound, L.A.& Palmer, J.M. (1983) The generic and tribal classification of spore-feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology, 46, 1–174.

    Mound, L.A. & Tree, D.J. (2020) Thysanoptera Australiensis – Thrips of Australia. Lucidcentral.org, Identic Pty Ltd, Queensland, Australia. Available from: https://keys.lucidcentral.org/keys/v3/thrips_australia/ (accessed 11 November 2020)

    Mound, L.A. & Tree. D.J. (2021) Structural variation among species of Leeuwenia (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripinae) with three new species from Australia. Zootaxa, 4903 (3), 439–447.

    https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4903.3.9

    Mound, L.A.& Wells, A. (2015) Endemics and adventives: Thysanoptera (Insecta) Biodiversity of Norfolk, a tiny Pacific Island. Zootaxa, 3964 (2), 183–210.

    https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3964.2.2

    Okajima, S. (1990) The Old World species of Pygothrips (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). Systematic Entomology, 15, 87–99.

    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3113.1990.tb00306.x

    Okajima, S. (1993) The genus AcallurothripsBagnall (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae) from Japan. Japanese Journal of Entomology, 61, 85–100.

    Okajima, S. (2006) The Suborder Tubulifera (Thysanoptera). The Insects of Japan, 2, 1–720. [The Entomological Society of Japan, Touka Shobo Co. Ltd., Fukuoka]

    Schmutz, K. (1913) Zur Kenntnis der Thysanopterenfauna von Ceylon. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 122 (7), 991–1089.

    Suzuki, T., Haga, K., Kodama, S., Watanabe, K. & Kuwahara, Y. (1988). Secretions of thrips II. Secretions of three gall-inhabiting thrips (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology, 23, 291–297.

    https://doi.org/10.1303/aez.23.291

    ThripsWiki (2021) ThripsWiki - providing information on the World’s thrips. Available from: http://thrips.info/wiki/ (accessed 19 January 2021)

    Wang, J.& Tong, X.-L. (2008) A new species of the genus Acallurothrips Bagnall (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) from China. Oriental Insects, 42, 247–250.

    https://doi.org/10.1080/00305316.2008.10417549

How to Cite

MOUND, L. A., & TREE, D. J. (2021). Tubuliferous Thysanoptera in Australia with an enlarged tenth abdominal segment (Phlaeothripidae, Idolothripinae), including six new species. Zootaxa, 4951(1), 167–181. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4951.1.9