Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Cyphothrips

Nomenclature

  • Cyphothrips Hood, 1952: 172. Type species Cyphothrips dorsalisHood

Diversity

The only species placed in this genus is similar to species of Zeugmatothrips, but has a pair of large tubercles on the metanotum.

Distribution

Brazil.

Biology

Spore-feeding, probably in leaf litter.

Relationships

Tribe Idolothripini, subtribe Hystricothripina.

Related to Zeugmatothrips.

Genera A-Z