A New Leaf-Feeding Species of Ctenothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from China

Yong-hui Xie, Sheng-yong Yuan, Zheng-Yue Li, Hong-Rui Zhang

Abstract


Ctenothrips yangi sp. nov. is described from Southwestern China, where it causes severe damage to the leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum (Saxifragales: Crassulaceae). This new species exhibits considerable variation in the position of the metanotal setae and campaniform sensilla. A detailed description of the larval stages is provided.

 

Se describe Ctenothrips yangi sp. nov. del suroeste de China, donde ocasiona un daño severo a hojas de Bryophyllum pinnatum (Saxifragales: Crassulaceae). Esta nueva especie exhibe una variación considerable en la posición de las setas metanotales y sensilas campodeiformes. Se presenta una descripción detallada de los estadios larvales.


Keywords


Thripidae; Ctenothrips; new species; larval; China

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