Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Hystricothrips

Nomenclature

  • Hystricothrips Karny, 1912: 132. Type species Hystricothrips phasgonuraKarny
    • Zeugmatothripoides Bagnall, 1929: 71. Type species Zeugmatothripoides africanus Bagnall

Diversity

Two species are described.

Distribution

Tropical Africa

Biology

Spore-feeding, possibly in leaf litter.

Relationships

Tribe Idolothripini, subtribe Hystricothripina.

Possibly sister-group to the Neotropical genera of Hystricothripina.

Genera A-Z