Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Carientothrips

Nomenclature

  • Carientothrips Moulton
    • Bolothrips (Carientothrips) Moulton, 1944: 306. Type species Bolothrips (Carientothrips) fijiensis Moulton

Diversity

A total of 18 species are listed in this genus, and these are closely related to the species of Nesothrips.

Distribution

Australia and the Pacific region

Biology

Spore-feeding, with some species living at the base of grasses, but others living on dead branches

Relationships

Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Diceratothripina.

Possibly sister-genus to Nesothrips.

Genera A-Z