First Detection of Wolbachia in Arrhenotokous Populations of Thrips Species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae and Phlaeothripidae) and Its Role in Reproduction

@inproceedings{Kumm2008FirstDO,
  title={First Detection of Wolbachia in Arrhenotokous Populations of Thrips Species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae and Phlaeothripidae) and Its Role in Reproduction},
  author={Sandra Kumm and Gerald B. Moritz},
  booktitle={Environmental entomology},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract Insects in the order Thysanoptera are known for their haplodiploid reproduction, with most species reproducing by arrhenotoky. A few species, however, have only female populations and reproduce by thelytoky. Seven thrips species reproducing either by arrhenotoky [Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande), Echinothrips americanus Morgan, Suocerathrips linguis Mound and Marullo, Gynaikothrips ficorum (Marchal)] or thelytoky [Hercinothrips femoralis (O.M. Reuter) and Parthenothrips dracaenae… 

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