Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Megathrips

Nomenclature

  • Megathrips Targioni-Tozzetti, 1881: 124, Type species Megathrips piccioli Targioni-Tozzetti
    • Siphonothrips Buffa, 1908: 389. Type species Siphonothrips elegans Buffa

Diversity

Six species are listed.

Distribution

Europe and California

Biology

Spore-feeding on dead leaves.

Relationships

Tribe Idolothripini, subtribe Idolothripina.

Related to Bactrothrips.

Genera A-Z