First record of the genus Eryngyothrips from Iran with description of a new species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
Maryam Aleosfoor, Lida Fekrat, Jalil Alavi, Kambiz Minaei
The genus Eryngyothrips Bhatti, 1979 is recorded from Iran for the first time. Eryngyothrips banihashemii sp. nov. is described and illustrated from specimens collected at the base of Cirsium sp. in Fars province. The problems in morphological character interpretation for discrimination of two genera, Eryngyothrips and Oxythrtips Uzel, 1895 are discussed.