African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6668

Full Length Research Paper

New data on the fauna of Thysanoptera in Fars Province- Iran

Majid Fallahzadeh1* and Nazila Saghaei2
  1Department of Entomology, Jahrom Branch, Islamic Azad University, Jahrom, Iran. 2Department of Plant Protection, Marvdasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht, Iran.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 13 October 2011
  •  Published: 29 October 2012



A survey for the thrips (Thysanoptera) fauna was conducted in Fars Province, Iran. A total of 13 species representing 8 genera belonging to 4 families were collected and identified. Of these, Haplothrips (Haplothrips)knechteli Priesner 1923 and Haplothrips (Haplothrips) cahirensis (Trybom 1911) are new records for the fauna of Iran. Distributional data for each species are included.


Key words: Fars Province, Iran, fauna, new record, thrips, Thaysanoptera.