Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Nesothrips

Nomenclature

  • Nesothrips Kirkaldy, 1907: 103. Type species Nesothrips oahuensis Kirkaldy
    • Oedemothrips Bagnall, 1910: 680. Type species Oedemothrips laticeps Bagnall
    • Rhaebothrips Karny, 1913: 128. Type species Rhaebothrips lativentris Karny

Diversity

Twenty-two species are listed in this genus

Distribution

Mainly from the Pacific islands, New Zealand and Australia.

Biology

Spore-feeding at the base of grasses and on dead branches

Relationships

Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Diceratothripina.

Closely related to Carientothrips.

Genera A-Z