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Type: Correspondence
Published: 2021-02-10
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A new species of Merothrips from the Dampa Tiger Reserve, Mizoram, India (Thysanoptera, Terebrantia)

Centre of Advanced Study in Life Sciences, Manipur University, India.
Australian National Insect Collection CSIRO, PO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601.
Centre of Advanced Study in Life Sciences, Manipur University, India.
notopleural sutures fore wing veins trichobothria Thysanoptera


Merothrips mizoramensis sp.n. is described from northeastern India based on a single macropterous female. The fore wings of this specimen have a single longitudinal vein, the pronotal notopleural sutures are very long with the posteroangular setae displaced laterally, tergite IX lacks trichobothria, and many tergites and sternites bear an unusual number of sculptured lines.


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