Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Allopisothrips

Nomenclature

  • Allopisothrips Sakimura & Bianchi, 1977. Type species Allopisothrips alakaiensis Sakimura & Bianchi

Diversity

Only a single species is known. This has the fused antennal segments VII+VIII with a broad base but still distinct from segment VI.

Distribution

Known only from Kauai Is, Hawaiian Islands.

Biology

Presumably spore-feeding in leaf litter.

Relationships

Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Allothripina.

The only known species is closely related to Allothrips and to Priesneriella.

Genera A-Z