Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Peltariothrips

Nomenclature

  • Peltariothrips Mound & Palmer, 1983: 59. Type species Peltariothrips insolitus Mound & Palmer

Diversity

Only one species is known.

Distribution

Singapore, Philippines

Biology

Spore-feeding on dead palm stems and fronds

Relationships

Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Macrothripina.

Possibly related to Dichaetothrips.

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