Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Ischyrothrips

Nomenclature

  • Ischyrothrips Schmutz, 1913: 1074. Type species Ischyrothrips crassus Schmutz

Diversity

The genus includes one species that remains known from a single specimen.

Distribution

Sri Lanka

Biology

Not known, but probably spore-feeding on dead branches.

Relationships

Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Macrothripina.

Presumably related to Machatothrips.

Genera A-Z