Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Illinothrips

Nomenclature

  • Illinothrips Stannard, 1954. Type-species Illinothrips rossi Stannard

Diversity

Only one species is placed in this genus

Distribution

Known only from USA, Illinois

Biology

Spore-feeding at the base of grasses

Relationships

Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Compsothripina.

Presumably derived from Bolothrips-like ancestors.

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