ON SOME SPECIES OF TUBULIFEROUS THRIPS (THYSANOPTERA: PHLAEOTHRIPIDAE) FROM BAGHDAD, IRAQ

Abstract

ABSTRACT Twelve species of Tubuliferous thrips, of the family Phlaeothripidae had been reported from Iraq. Two of these were reported previously, Haplothrips cerealis Priesner, by El-Haidari and Daoud 1971.and Haplothrips tritici kurdjumov by Al -Ali 1977, and the rest were recorded for the first time : these are Haplothrips hukkineni Priesner; Haplothrips subtilissimus (Haliday) ؛ Haplothrips reuteri Karny; Haplothrips jasonis Priesner; Haplothrips sallloumensis Priesner ; Haplothrips pharao Priesner ; Phlaeothrips sycomri Priesner; Karnyothrips flavipus (Jones); Karnyothrips melaleucus (Bagnall) ; Dolicholepta micrurus (Bagnall). Number of insect's specimens, localities, date of collection and host plants were given.