Melanthrips hispanicus

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Nomenclatural details

Melanthrips hispanicus Pelikan, 1977: 16.

Melanthrips sesamoidae Marota and Berzosa, 1994: 112. Synonymy in zur Strassen (2003).

Biology and Distribution

Described from Spain, and recorded from Portugal and Algeria, in flowers of Reseda and Sesamoides (Resedaceae).

References

Pelikan J (1977) Melanthrips hispanicus sp.n. with notes on a related species. Acta Entomologica Bohemoslovaca 74: 16-19.

Maroto J & Berzosa J (1994) Una nueva especie del género Melanthrips Haliday 1836 en España. Doriana 6 – N.282: 1-7.

zur Strassen R (2003) Die terebranten Thysanopteren Europas und des Mittelmeer-Gebietes. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 74: 1–271.

Type information

Holotype female (M. hispanicus), Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt.