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A revision of the tribe Plectrothripini of fungus‐feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Phlaeothripinae)
The tribe Plectrothripini is redefined with examination of its systematic relationships, with species found mainly under the bark of trees or on dead branches and seem to be fungus‐feeders. Expand
The genus Scirtothrips Shull (Insecta, Thysanoptera, Thripidae) and three related genera in Japan
Ten genera are recognized in the Scirtothrips genus group, and relationships between these are discussed. Expand
A revisional study of the genus Apekntnothrips (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae)
The old‐world genus Apelaunothrips Karny is redefined with descriptions of ten new species, and one species, madrasensis, is removed from the genus to DexiothRIps Hart wig. Expand
Natural Enemies of Thrips palmi and Their Effectiveness in the Native Habitat, Thailand
A survey for natural enemies of Thrips palmi Karny was conducted in its native habitat, Thailand in 1987 and 1988 to develop a classical biological control program for this exotic pest of vegetables in Japan, finding the eulophid larval parasitoid Ceranisus menes (Walker) was the most effective. Expand
A new record of the tobacco thrips Frankliniella fusca (Hinds) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from Japan
The tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca, which is known as a vector of TSWV and Pantoea ananatis causing center rot of onion, and a serious pest of tobacco, cotton and groundnuts in North America, isExpand
Host Plants and Abundance of Thrips palmi Karny (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), an Important Pest of Vegetables in Southeast Asia.
host plants in Thailand, Malaysia nd the Philippines in 1987 and to cstimate the abundance of this thrips on difflrrent vege able crops in Thailand in 1987-1988 and in Malaysia in 1987. Z paimiwasExpand
Anaphothrips genus-group: key to world genera, with two new species and three new records from Japan (Thysanoptera, Thripidae).
The members of Anaphothrips genus-group from Japan are reviewed, with 15 species in eight genera, and three new species are newly recorded from Japan. Expand