Majid Mirab-balou, Xiao-li Tong, Xue-xin Chen
Journal of Insect Science 12 (90), 1-15, (1 July 2012) https://doi.org/10.1673/031.012.9001
KEYWORDS: checklist, identification
An illustrated key is provided to distinguish the 26 species of the genus Thrips L. (Thripidae: Thripinae) recorded from Iran. Thrips alavii Mirab-balou, Tong & Chen, sp. n. is described and illustrated. Thrips alliorum (Priesner) is newly recorded for the fauna of Iran. A checklist is provided for all recorded species in this genus from Iran, with information on the geographical distribution for each species.