Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Priesneriana

Nomenclature

  • Priesneriana Ananthakrishnan, 1956: 138. Type species Gnophothrips kabandha Ramakrishna

Diversity

Three species are curently placed in this genus.

Distribution

The type species is from India, but the other two are from eastern Australia.

Biology

Spore-feeding on dead branches and twigs.

Relationships

Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Pygothripina.

Apparently closely related to Cryptothrips.

Genera A-Z