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Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Cranothrips (Thysanoptera, Melanthripidae) with consideration of host associations and disjunct distributions within the family
Abstract A phylogenetic analysis of the Melanthripidae genus Cranothrips Bagnall is presented. A data matrix with continuous and discrete characters was analysed under parsimony criteria. ContinuousExpand
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Liothrips tractabilis sp.n. (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripinae) from Argentina, a potential biocontrol agent of Weedy Campuloclinium macrocephalum (Asteraceae) in South Africa.
A new species, Liothrips tractabilis, is described from northern Argentina. Feeding by this thrips causes severe damage to the leaves of Campuloclinium macrocephalum, a plant that has been introducedExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Desmothrips (Thysanoptera, Aeolothripidae), an Australian genus of facultative flower‐living predators
A phylogenetic analysis of the Australian Aeolothripidae genus Desmothrips Hood is presented. A data matrix with 27 species is analysed under parsimony criteria. The monophyly of Desmothrips isExpand
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The genus Heterothrips (Thysanoptera) in Brazil, with an identification key and seven new species.
Seven new species of Heterothrips are described from Brazil, and a key presented to the 20 species now known from thiscountry. Heterothrips semiflavus De Santis is synonymized with H. bicolor Hood.Expand
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Areas of endemism: to overlap or not to overlap, that is the question
The concept of “areas of endemism”, and the assumption that these patterns are always a consequence of vicariant events, are reviewed. This assumption is related to the idea that areas of endemismExpand
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Implications of the Tympanal Hearing Organ and Ultrastructure of Chaetotaxy for the Higher Classification of Embioptera
ABSTRACT Several slowly evolving characters are evaluated with the main objective of reinforcing the higher classification of Embioptera. An embiopteran femoral auditory organ, described here for theExpand
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Presencia de Chaetanaphothrips orchidii (Insecta: Thysanoptera: Thripidae) en fincas de limonero en Tucumán, Argentina
Presence of Chaetanaphothrips orchidii (Insecta: Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in lemon orchards in Tucuman, Argentina Thrips are important pests for some crops, including citrus. Damage observed in lemonExpand
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The American genus Dactuliothrips (Thysanoptera: Aeolothripidae) with three new species.
Three new species of Dactuliothrips Moulton are described, two from Mendoza, Argentina and one from Southern California, USA: D. prosopis sp.n. from Prosopis alpataco (Fabaceae), D. monttea sp.n.Expand
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Gibocercus Szumik and Biguembia Szumik (Embioptera, Archembiidae): new species and the potentiality of female traits
Two new species of Biguembia Szumik ( B. mirador n. sp. and B. troncol n. sp.) and one new species of Gibocercus Szumik ( G. podamita n. sp.) from Brazil are described and illustrated. The female ofExpand
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Phylogenetic Analysis of the New World Family Heterothripidae (Thysanoptera, Terebrantia) based on Morphological and Molecular Evidence
The New World family Heterothripidae (~90 spp., four genera) comprises flower-feeding and ectoparasitic thrips. The monophyly of the group has remained untested and species-level relationships wereExpand