Review of the Nearctic species of Anaphothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)

Sueo Nakahara


Seventeen species of Anaphothrips are here recorded and reviewed from the Nearctic Region. Six new species, A. helvolus, A. luteus, A. mexicanus, A. paludicola, A. trimaculatus, and A. univittatus, and 11 nominal species are described. A key to the females of 17 species and to males of 11 species is provided. Anaphothrips flavocastaneus Johansen is reassigned to Oxythrips, A ripicola Hood is revived as a good species, A sandersoni Stannard is treated as a junjor synonym of A. decolor Hood, and A. sudanensis Trybom is reported from Mexico.


Thysanoptera; Thripidae; Anaphothrips; Nearctic; review; new species

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