Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Ecacleistothrips

Nomenclature

  • Ecacleistothrips Mound, 2007: 54. Type species Ecacleistothrips glorious Mound

Diversity

Only one species is known.

Distribution

Australia (southern Queensland)

Biology

Feeding on spores of the fungus Xylaria (Ascomycota).

Relationships

Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Pygothripina.

Probably related to the New Zealand genus Cleistothrips.

Genera A-Z