Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

The Stenchaetothrips species (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) of Malaysia, with one new species.

Abstract

Four species of Stenchaetothrips are here recorded from Peninsular Malaysia. These are S. biformis, the widespread rice thrips, S. hullikali, known only from Karnataka in Southwest India, S. indicus, a widespread species on grasses, and S. langkawiensis sp. nov., described here from Langkawi Island, West Malaysia. Species descriptions, photographs and an identification key are provided.