Stenchaetothrips faurei (Bhatti) (Thys.: Thripidae): a newly recorded species on rice fields in Iran

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Ilam University, Ilam, Iran

2 Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Lorestan University, Lorestan, Iran,

3 Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Shahid Chamran Universityof Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran


The genus Stenchaetothrips Bagnall is belonging to the subfamily Thripinae with only one species in Iran. Here, the second species, S. faurei (Bhatti, 1962) is newly recorded from the country. Only two female specimens of this species have been collected on the rice fields from Ilam province (west of Iran). The color of body (mainly pale yellow), absence of campaniform sensilla on metanotum and the presence of compete comb on posterior margin of abdominal tergite VIII have been considered the most important characters of the species. Relevant illustrations and geographical distribution of the species are provided.


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Volume 11, Issue 2
September 2021
Pages 79-82
  • Receive Date: 21 September 2021
  • Accept Date: 21 September 2021
  • First Publish Date: 21 September 2021