Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Dinothrips

Nomenclature

  • Dinothrips Bagnall, 1908: 190. Type species Dinothrips sumatrensis Bagnall
    • Paxillothrips Ananthakrishnan, 1961: 250. Type species Paxillothrips longicauda Ananthakrishnan

Diversity

Five species are recognised, with a further 10 placed in synonmy (Palmer & Mound, 1978).

Distribution

India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines.

Biology

Spore-feeding on dead branches.

Relationships

Tribe Idolothripini, subtribe Elaphrothripina.

Related to Elaphrothrips.

Genera A-Z