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Published: 2020-11-03
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Two new species of Neohydatothrips John (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) from Japan, with a record of micropterous N. elaeagni (Kudo)

Laboratory of Entomology, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1737 Funako, Atsugi, Kanagawa, 243-0034 Japan.
Laboratory of Entomology, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1737 Funako, Atsugi, Kanagawa, 243-0034 Japan.
Thysanoptera Sericothripinae micropterae Elaeagnus umbellata Wisteria floribunda species key


Neohydatothrips bicolor sp. n. and N. fascipennis sp. n. are described from Japan, and the micropterous female of N. elaeagni (Kudo) is newly recorded. An identification key is provided to the 10 Neohydatothrips species known from Japan.



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