Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Azeugmatothrips

Nomenclature

  • Azeugmatothrips Mound & Palmer, 1983. Type species Azeugmatothrips rectus Mound & Palmer

Diversity

Two species are described in this genus. These have the maxillary stylets wide apart, unlike the species of Zeuglothrips.

Distribution

Panama, Trinidad.

Biology

Spore-feeding on dead branches.

Relationships

Tribe Idolothripini, subtribe Hystricothripina.

Related to Zeugmatothrips.

Genera A-Z