Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Allidothrips

Nomenclature

  • Allidothrips zur Strassen, 1968: 86. Type species Allidothrips tricolor zur Strassen

Diversity

Only two species are known in this genus, and these have the pelta developed as a transverse sclerite across the full width of the abdomen.

Distribution

One species from South Africa, and one from Morocco.

Biology

Presumably spore-feeding in leaf litter.

Relationships

Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Allothripina.

Possibly related to Priesneriella.

Genera A-Z