In the past years thrips have not been more intensively studied in Slovakia than other systematic entomological groups. However, at the end of the 20th century a new generation of thysanopterologists was established to deal with faunistic, taxonomic, ecological, geographical as well as other main aspects of Slovakian thrips. The contribution presents the first national check-list of thrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera) of Slovakia accompanied with ecological and zoogeographical characteristics. According to older references published mostly in former Czechoslovakia the actual number of thrips in Slovakia has been estimated up to 151 species belonging to three families: Aeolothripidae Uzel, 1895 (12 spp.), Thripidae Stephens, 1829 (95 spp.) and Phlaeothripidae Uzel, 1895 (44 spp.).
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