Melanthrips hei

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Nomenclatural details

Melanthrips hei Mirab-balou & Chen, 2011: 411.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Iran based on only one female collected in Echinops sphaerocephalus (Asteraceae).


Mirab-balou, M & Chen, X-X (2011) A New Species of Melanthrips from Iran( Thysanoptera: Melanthripidae), with a Key to the Iranian Species. Entomological News 122(5: 407-415.

Type information

Holotype female, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.