Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Neosmerinthothrips

Nomenclature

  • Neosmerinthothrips Schmutz, 1913: 1051. Type species Neosmerinthothrips fructuum Schmutz
    • Coenurothrips Bagnall, 1921: 271. Type species Coenurothrips brevicollis Bagnall
    • Galactothrips Moulton, 1933: 404. Type species Galactothrips diversicolor Moulton

Diversity

Twenty species are listed in this genus

Distribution

Widespread around the tropics

Biology

Spore-feeding on dead branches

Relationships

Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Diceratothripina.

Closely related to Acallurothrips.

Genera A-Z