Hoplothrips carpathicus PELIKÁN, 1961 (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) – a new thrips species in the Polish fauna

Halina Kucharczyk 1  and Łukasz Wyrozumski 1
  • 1 Department of Zoology, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Akademicka 19, 20-033 Lublin, Poland


Hoplothrips carpathicus PELIKÁN, 1961 was recorded for the first time in Poland in two localities: in the Białowieża National Park and in the Bieszczady National Park. It was captured using IBL2 screen traps at both sites. The diagnostic characteristics of the macropterous females found in Poland were compared with the micropterous holotype described in Slovakia. Key features are illustrated and data on the distribution of this species in Europe is appended

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